KMT demands premier, minister quit

PROTESTED:Numerous controversies erupted during the government’s term in office, causing social turmoil and discontent, KMT caucus convener Sufin Siluko said

Taipei Times
Date: Feb 18, 2017
By: Alison Hsiao / Staff reporter

Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT) lawmakers yesterday pounded on their desks in the Legislative Yuan’s

Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT) legislators hold up signs and pound their desks during a protest against the Tsai Ing-wen administration as Premier Lin Chuan delivers a policy address at the Legislative Yuan in Taipei yesterday. Photo: CNA

main assembly chamber before Premier Lin Chun (林全) presented the Cabinet’s policy report, calling for the resignation of the premier and Minister of Transportation and Communications Hochen Tan (賀陳旦).

On the first day of the new legislative plenary session, when Lin was scheduled to present the policy report, the KMT caucus greeted the premier and other officials with jeers and placards.

“Lin Chuan step down,” “I thump the desk because the people are discontented” and “the one fixed day off and one rest day policy made everybody lose,” the lawmakers shouted.

Yesterday marked the 270th day since Lin’s Cabinet took office.    [FULL  STORY]

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