By: Tang Pei-chun and Romulo Huang
Taipei, Jan. 14 (CNA) A national affairs conference on pension reform will be held next weekend in
Taipei, Vice President Chen Chien-jen (陳建仁) said Saturday after a fourth and final regional seminar on pension reform concluded peacefully in Taitung.
Chen, who heads the national pension reform committee under the Presidential Office, said the national affairs conference will be held Jan. 21-22, and he asked all participants to communicate rationally and present concrete proposals for reform, according to a statement issued by the committee.
Chen thanked all participants at the seminars and police officers who maintained the order at venues, allowing the meetings to run smoothly.
In addition to the seminar held in Taitung, the other three regional forums were held on Dec. 31, Jan. 7 and Jan. 8 in Taipei, Taichung and Kaohsiung, respectively, to gather proposals on pension reform issues. [FULL STORY]