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15 October, 2021
Taiwan’s minimum wage hike

Last week, Taiwan's labor officials announced that they were raising the country's minimum wage by about 5%. That adjustment is great news for workers in the food and beverage industry, but others say it won't really affect them too much. Staś Butler spoke with NGO worker and activist Roy Ngerng to put the latest wage hike in context.

01 October, 2021
Interview: Eric Chu and the KMT

Staś Butler speaks with political scientist Sung Wen-ti about what Eric Chu's election as the new KMT chair, the party's strengths and weaknesses and what they need to do to win over the public.

24 September, 2021
How do you eat that?

Join Natalie, Leslie and Staś as they attempt to eat a sugar apple.

17 September, 2021
Taiwan's annual military exercises

It’s the culmination of years of training: three Taiwanese fighter jets performed a safe landing and takeoff on a highway in rural Pingtung County, with none other than President Tsai Ing-wen watching on. Wednesday’s drill is the highlight of Taiwan’s annual Han Kuang war games. But behind the carefully rehearsed photo ops, how ready is the military to defend Taiwan? Staś Butler speaks to military analyst Ian Easton to find out.

10 September, 2021
Poland's vaccine donation

Stas Butler speaks with Next Gen's Marcin Jerzewski about Poland's 400,000 vaccine donation to Taiwan.ccine 

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