By: Chia Lee, Taiwan News, Staff Writer
Legislative Speaker Su Chia-chyuan on Thursday visited Belgian Office in
Taipei to express his condolences and sympathy over the Brussels attacks, which took away 34 lives and left over 200 people injured.
Su met with Rik Van Droogenbroeck, the director of the Belgian Office in Taipei Thursday, and said that the hearts of all Taiwanese people go out to the Belgian people affected by this terrible tragedy.
Meanwhile, in response to a statement by Indonesian government official claiming that Indonesian migrant workers in Asian democratic countries such as Taiwan, Korea, Japan and Hong Kong may be targeted by the Islamic State (IS) for recruitment, Su said that while there has been no terrorist attacks in Taiwan, the national security units should stay on alert and focus on collecting intelligence and information to better prepare and keep the nation safe.
In the meantime, there is no need to panic, said Su, given that migrant workers are required to undergo layers of scrutiny before being allowed to work in Taiwan. [FULL STORY]