Month: September 2020

US election: Trump-Biden debate bewilders interpreters, viewers in Japan, Taiwan and Vietnam

The first US presidential debate of 2020 between President Donald Trump and challenger Joe Biden was so chaotic that Taiwan’s Yahoo News anchor Catherine Lu thought there was a technical bug with her earpiece.“I have not often come across this kind of situation!” she exclaimed live on air while presenting in Mandarin. “Trump keeps interrupting…

Trump mayhem takes over first US election debate

This story is published in a content partnership with POLITICO. It was originally reported by David Siders on politico.com on September 30, 2020.The mayhem Donald Trump subjected Americans to on Tuesday might have helped him if Joe Biden had disintegrated. Biden didn’t.Trump – and viewers everywhere – just left the night worse off for having…