CHRISTMAS SPIRIT? The KMT’s Cheng Li-wun said that DPP lawmakers had castrated themselves by opposing the public will and that they were a rubber-stamp team
Date: Dec 25, 2020
By: Jason Pan / Staff reporter
The results pave the way for Taiwan to allow imports and sales of such US pork and beef products from Friday next week.
DPP lawmakers, who hold 61 of the 113 seats in the Legislative Yuan, voted to pass the nine directives, which included regulations on ractopamine residue levels; labeling of the origin of pork products; quarantine and examination procedures for imported beef; and rules for imports of US and Canadian beef.
Opposition lawmakers from the Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT) and the Taiwan People’s Party (TPP) voted against the directives. [FULL STORY]