Gov’t infrastructure bill hits another roadblock

The China Post
Date: May 4, 2017
By: Stephanie Chao

TAIPEI, Taiwan — Kuomintang (KMT) protests against the government’s Forward-

Lawmakers fight over a microphone cord at the Legislative Yuan on Wednesday, May 3, as the Kuomintang protests against the government’s Forward-looking Infrastructure Development plan. (CNA)

looking Infrastructure Development plan took a musical turn Wednesday, with cymbals, gongs and whistles deployed as opposition lawmakers continued to bring a legislative review to a standstill.

The initial review of the draft of the Special Act for Forward-looking Infrastructure Development Plan was again ensnared in chaos, as opposition KMT legislators continued with a procedural blockage that had begun Tuesday.

The opposition legislators hurled slogans and insults at their ruling-party counterparts during a scheduled joint meeting of a legislative committee, with the review session making no progress as a cacophony of KMT lawmakers shouted “objection” after the agenda was confirmed.    [FULL  STORY]

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