Video: Current Affairs Taiwan 台灣時事 #35 (03-09-2020)

Michael Turton (麥哲恩) and co-host Courtney Donovan Smith (石東文) dig into the results and impact of the KMT chair race, and what it means for the future of the party–and how problems are appearing right out of the gate, including the PRC snubbing the new chair and what that might mean. A recent poll suggests Taiwanese identity has soared, but the poll itself may not be accurate. The coronavirus has caused high profile businesses to go under. Finally, in a very bizarre case, legislative speaker Yu Shyi-kun is threatened by an 88-year-old accusing him of murdering his friend’s family. If you would prefer to listen to the show, our podcast version is at As always, follow along with the news and get the latest shows, Taiwan Quick Take, and more at our website

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