Date: Nov 25, 2016
By: Hsiao Ting-fang and Jonathan Chin / Staff reporter, with staff writer
Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT) legislators on a legislative committee yesterday refused to review the National Police Agency’s budget, saying they are displeased by the heavy police presence near the Legislative Yuan in Taipei over the past four weeks.
After heated debates failed to reach an agreement to proceed, the meeting of the Internal Administration Committee was adjourned in favor of convening another at a later date.
Since Nov. 3, the number of police officers posted outside the Legislative Yuan has reached 4,000, with 2,000 posted inside the building, KMT Legislator Huang Chao-shun (黃昭順) said.
“What is going on with this country?” Huang asked. [FULL STORY]