Current Affairs Taiwan (CAT) 台灣時事 08.04.2019 Pilot 11

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Hosts Courtney Donovan Smith (石東文) and Michael Turton (麥哲恩) take on a huge news week! Ko Wen-je announces he’s launching a new political party, and wants Terry Gou to be president. Terry Gou returns from Japan and secretly meets with Wang Jin-pyng. Speculation is rife, so we speculate! Dan Han the Cabbage Man is ripped a new one by a KMT bigshot, calling on him to quit drinking, shape up his city administration and learn national policies. Simon Chang takes over as Han’s chief advisor, and has some interesting things to say about the 1992 Consensus. Chaos in the New Power Party as they suspend the membership of party list legislator Kawlo Iyun Pacidal over allegations of influence peddling, and another legislator–Freddy Lim–leaves the party. Finally, they tackle the new suspension of individual travellers going to Taiwan by the CCP, and why this is for internal consumption.

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