Monday 24th July, 2017

Taiwan lawmakers brawl again over Bill

intellasia - Monday 17th July, 2017

Some hoisted chairs over their heads, others threw water balloons. Such was the chaos yesterday in Taiwan's Legislative Yuan, or Parliament, as opposition lawmakers tried to delay a review of the budget for an ambitious infrastructure plan, for the second day running. The brawl over the NT$420 billion (S$19 billion) infrastructure Bill follows Thursday's fracas, when rival legislators grabbed one another's throats in scuffles during a budget review for the project. The Forward-looking Infrastructure Bill represents a signature project under President Tsai Ing-wen of the Democr...
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