Taiwan This Week podcast

26 February, 2021

Courtesy of ICRT


Listen in to a discussion and analysis of the important stories that affected Taiwan over the past seven days.



In this week's edition of ICRT's Taiwan this Week, host Gavin Phipps speaks with Dimitri Bruyas of the China Post and Central Taiwan correspondent Donovan Smith in Taichung about a war words between Taiwan's newly appointed Mainland Affairs Council Minister Chiu Tai-san and the spokesman for China's Taiwan Affairs Office, the KMT inviting Taipei Mayor and Taiwan People's Party Chairman Ko Wen-je to a policy forum sparking speculation of a 2022 local election alliance, increasing concerns over tightened water restrictions due to the lack of rainfall, an invitation for Ma Ying-jeou to attend the 228 commemorative event in Taipei leading to controversy, indigenous languages being in focus on International Mother Language Day and the Ministry of Labor touting the narrowing of gender pay gap in 2020. 

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