Candidates in a legislative by-election in Taipei are locked in a row over links between politics and organized crime. Meanwhile, in the ongoing "Thesisgate" scandal over academic integrity, two more high-profile politicians have had their university degrees revoked for plagiarism. And hundreds have rallied in Taipei in support of anti-lockdown protests in China that have seen Beijing ease off its strict zero-COVID policy. Also:
- Taiwan's interior minister hands in his resignation for personal health reasons
- We speak to the Taiwanese architect behind an award-winning center for Syrian refugees in Turkey.
- Taipei's biggest Christmas market brings a festive German flavor to Taiwan's capital.