Caught! A member of President Tsai’s security detail brought US$200,000 worth of cigarettes back to Taiwan when the delegation returned on Monday. The agent used special government privileges to bypass customs.
In this week’s Taiwan Insider, Natalie Tso and Andrew Ryan tell you more about the man at the heart of the scandal: Wu Tsung-hsien (no, not the entertainer Jacky Wu). Also, learn about who has resigned to take the blame as the investigation continues.
*footage of a presidential horseride in Colorado
*an explainer about the US’s Taiwan Travel Act, which allows top officials to meet
*Political risk consultant Steve Yates on Tsai’s extended US stopovers and US-Taiwan ties
*Taiwan’s stunning coastlines that inspire films
*a sneak peak at Taiwan’s Oscar factory
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