Ministry threatens to expel Koo

FLUCTUATIONSAccording to the Women’s League’s tax filings, it earned NT$850 million in interest in 2008, but that dropped significantly to NT$300 million by 2015

Taipei Times
Date: Apr 25, 2017
By: Abraham Gerber / Staff reporter

The Ministry of the Interior is to remove Cecilia Koo (辜嚴倬雲) from her position as

Democratic Progressive Party Legislator Yeh Yi-Chin, center, speaks at a news conference in Taipei yesterday to urge the National Women’s League to provide documentation on how the “military benefit tax” was used. Photo: Huang Yao-cheng, Taipei Times

National Women’s League chairwoman if the organization continues to refuse requests to provide documentation on how the “military benefit tax” was used, Minister of the Interior Yeh Jiunn-rong (葉俊榮) said yesterday.

“If they remain unmoved and keep clinging to the position that they cannot provide the information because of the time that has passed, then we should remove their leader, and we would follow the correct procedure to do that,” Yeh said in response to questions from Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Legislator Lai Jui-lung (賴瑞隆) at a meeting of the legislature’s Internal Administration Committee over how the ministry would respond if the group rejected its latest demand for information.    [FULL  STORY]

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