ICRT’s Taiwan This Week w/Sean Su and Courtney Donovan Smith

ICRT’s Taiwan This Week hosted by Gavin Phipps with guests Sean Su and Courtney Donovan Smith of Taiwan Report. Click link below to access the podcast: https://player.soundon.fm/p/072443e0-ac1a-417f-b6db-f9cfc4a0a372/episodes/71b54137-372a-496a-b8cc-c11a642b3b73

Taiwan Headlines, Jan. 23

A plan to launch electronic identification cards has been suspended until a specific law has been established as a legal basis to govern the matter.The eID plan has received considerable pushback, including from within the DPP. The KMT reportedly lost over NT$160 million last year, adding to a mountain of debt and liabilities.Current Chair Johnny […]

ICRT’s Weekly Central Taiwan News Report, Jan 20–transcript

Events once again being cancelled due to Covid With the new cluster outbreak of the coronavirus in Taoyuan, events are once again being impacted in Central Taiwan.In Taichung Mayor Lu Shiow-yen announced that this year’s Central Taiwan Lantern Festival, originally due to be held in Taichung in February, will be cancelled.She also announced that the […]