Listen to the broadcast Friday July 8th during the 8 o’clock hour on ICRT FM 100, or stream the broadcast here. The show begins about 15 minutes after the hour.

Or, stream the extended podcast show on the ICRT website, on iTunes, or DOWNLOAD IT HERE.

We cover the week’s top stories, including the Navy’s deadly missile launch accident, the upcoming tribunal decision on China’s claims to the South China Sea, and ongoing efforts to shore up Taiwan’s brittle economy.

To round out the show, we take an in depth look at new regulations aimed at reining in Taiwan’s far seas fleet.

Super Typhoon Nepartak


Keith Menconi and Gavin Phipps of ICRT News


Jane Rickards, a Taiwan based journalist and former president of the Taiwan Foreign Correspondents’ Club

Debra Mao, the Taipei bureau chief of Bloomberg News

Lisa TsaiGreenpeace oceans campaigner

Taiwan This Week is ICRT’s weekly roundup of the top news stories from around Taiwan. Tune in every Friday during the 8 o’clock hour as ICRT news is joined by expert commentators to break down the week’s biggest stories in Taiwan. Find past episodes online here.