The China Post
Date: June 10, 2017
By: The China Post
TAIPEI, Taiwan — President Tsai Ing-wen hit the road Friday to promote her
controversial Forward-looking Infrastructure Development Plan, telling locals in Tainan that funds from the plan would be used to clean up sedimentation in reservoirs.
Speaking at the southern city’s Baihe Reservoir, Tsai said extreme weather such as last week’s havoc-wreaking rainfall demonstrated the necessity of the ambitious infrastructure plan and likened the situation to getting ready for a confrontation.
The rainfall, Tsai added, had led people to “almost forget” how the island had just gone through a period of water shortages. [FULL STORY]