Cross-strait oversight bill demanded

Taipei Times
Date: Mar 16, 2017
By: Chen Wei-han / Staff reporter

Ahead of the third anniversary of the Sunflower movement, a coalition of democracy

Economic Democracy Union convener Lai Chung-chiang yesterday stands alongside cardboard cutouts of President Tsai Ing-wen and Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) caucus whip Ker Chien-ming at a protest outside the DPP’s headquarters in Taipei. 2 Photo: Liu Hsin-de, Taipei Times

advocates yesterday called on the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) to honor its pledge to pass a cross-strait oversight bill that has been awaiting review for several months.

A number of protesters rallied in front of the DPP headquarters in Taipei, calling on President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文), DPP caucus whip Ker Chien-ming (柯建銘) and other party leaders to attend an anniversary event to be held at the legislature on Saturday.

The event, scheduled to begin at 7pm, will call for the implementation of a regulatory mechanism for cross-strait negotiations.    [FULL  STORY]

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