Want China Times
Taiwanese panel maker Innolux said Taiwan needs to speed up negotiations with China over a trade-in-goods pact to further boost the competitiveness of the local flat-panel sector, while former Straits Exchange Foundation chairman Hong Chi-chang urged his party, the opposition Democratic Progressive Party, to stop blocking the legislative review of cross-strait agreements.
Although DPP chairwoman Tsai Ing-wen, who will represent the party in the 2016 presidential elections, instructed members of her party to push through a draft act governing cross-strait agreements April 20, efforts have been stalled, allegedly because of criticism from pro-independence media outlets.
As a result, some people have compared Tsai to current president Ma Ying-jeou, since both political leaders have failed to push forward the legislation that has been on the legislative agenda for over a year. [FULL STORY]