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Taipei, Taiwan

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TAIWAN TALK is ICRT's weekly interview segment with conversations on life in Taiwan. Each week, ICRT's Keith Menconi talks to a new newsmaker, discussing topics that affect your life in Taiwan -- including business, finance, politics, culture, arts and lifestyle.

Language:

English


Episodes

2017 Eco-Mobility Festival Embraced in Kaohsiung

9/17/2017
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Kaohsiung Transportation Bureau Director General Chen Ching-fu talks to us about the Eco-Mobility Festival happening in Kaohsuing's Hamasen neighborhood for the month of October.

Duration: 00:12:34


Spectrosynthesis - Asian LGBTQ Issues and Art Now

9/10/2017
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The Spectrosynthesis exhibit - housed in Taipei's Museum of Contemporary Art - is the first art installation focusing on LGBTQ issues in Asia. We sat down with it's curator, Sean C.S. Hu, to talk about the exhibit.

Duration: 00:14:01


Universiade Wrap

9/3/2017
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Jane Lee, Philip Brossard, and Alex Lewis of the ICRT News Team get together to discuss their thoughts on 2017 Taipei Summer Universiade.

Duration: 00:25:52


One Journalist's Perspective - The Taipei Universiade

8/27/2017
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South African journalist Anje Badenhorst stops by to share her experience covering the Summer Universiade.

Duration: 00:18:16


TourMeAway - Sharing english stories of Taiwan

8/20/2017
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Arthur Chou and Donna Wang of TourMeAway - an organization that provides free walking tours throughout Taipei - sit down with our newscaster to talk about their organization.

Duration: 00:37:10


29th Summer Universiade Games - Welcome to Taiwan

8/13/2017
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Deputy CEO of the 29th Summer Universiade - Dr. You Shin-Ming - drops by our studios to talk to us about the upcoming Universiade.

Duration: 00:32:55


The go-getter from Brazil

8/6/2017
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We speak to Tordan Ferreira about his journey from exchange student to TV personality and entrepreneur in Taiwan.

Duration: 00:24:16


Ladies that UX

7/30/2017
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Jane Shih - city director of Ladies that UX and organizer of Talk UX - came to the ICRT studios to tell us about the communities she built to empower women in the tech industr.

Duration: 00:17:34


Tricking: The Fitness Fad You Probably Haven't Heard Of

7/23/2017
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Xavior Wu of Chang-Hsin Extreme Sports Center is here to introduce us to 'tricknig', a hobby he picked up four years ago to stay in shape that has lead to his current job as head coach at the center, and occasioanl stunt work.

Heritage Bakery - American baked goods on a street of camera shops

7/16/2017
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Heritage Bakery founder Sally Song visited the ICRT studios to share her experience of opening up a bakery in a building that's been in her family for generations.

Duration: 00:12:50


Skyrock Projects

7/9/2017
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Simon Thomas - co-founder of Skyrock Projects - comes to the studio to talk about his project that looks to foster technological literacy here in Taiwan. They've opened the summer of 2017, and are looking to contribute to the educational development of yo

Duration: 00:10:45


Volare - Latin for 'to fly'

7/2/2017
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Etvolare - founder of the chinese to english translation platform Volare Novels - visits the ICRT studios to school reporter Alex Lewis on the Chinese web novel scene. Check out Etvo's site at www.volarenovels.com.

Duration: 00:21:58


Anchor Taiwan - cross border exploration redefined

6/25/2017
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Elisa Chiu, founder and CEO of Anchor Taiwan, came to our studios to tell us about the 30 day program that looks to bring exceptional people to explore and experience business opportunities, cultural immersion and personal growth and Asia.

Duration: 00:21:22


American-Style Barbeque in Taiwan

6/18/2017
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We sat down and talked with Kevin Woolf - owner of Baba Kevin's Barbeque - about what brought him here to Taipei, and his experience opening up an American Style Barbeque restaurant in Taipei.

Duration: 00:11:48


Let's Talk About Yoga

6/11/2017
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This week we talk to Ann Lu, a senior yoga instructor at Space Yoga. We talk about how she started teaching yoga in New York after quitting her corporate job at Merril Lynch, how yoga has been a positive force in her life, and yoga here in Taiwan.

Duration: 00:23:46


Taiwan's Startup Stadium

6/4/2017
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We speak to Holly Harrington - General Manager of Taiwan Startup Stadium (TSS) - about the local startup ecosystem and the work TSS does for the startups in their programs.

Duration: 00:16:03


Royce Hong and Azizi Tucker of the startup Xing Mobility

5/22/2017
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Xing Mobility is a startup that develops technologies for electric vehicles through racing, based here in Taiwan. In the conversation they talk about their company, how it has evolved, and how it is working in Taiwan.

Duration: 00:10:17


Starting a business in Taiwan

5/19/2017
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Elias Ek on foreigners starting businesses in Taiwan.

Duration: 00:06:03


Migrante International in Taiwan

12/26/2016
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We speak to migrant worker advocacy group Migrante International about why they are calling on the Philippine government to do more to support Filipino workers in Taiwan.

Duration: 00:17:31


Taiwan in Time in October

11/1/2016
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We continue our ongoing series with Taipei Times Features Writer Han Cheung, whose weekly column "Taiwan in Time" highlights important moments in Taiwan's history. In this episode, we discuss his articles for October.

Duration: 00:54:03

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