Retired police, firefighters protest pension reforms

The China Post
Date: March 29, 2017, 2:00 pm TWN
By: The China Post news staff

TAIPEI, Taiwan — Retired police and firefighters protested against proposed pension

(CNA) Retired police and firefighters protest outside the Martyrs’ Shrine in Taipei, Wednesday.

reform measures at the Martyrs’ Shrine Wednesday morning in Taipei, vowing to take to the streets later in the afternoon.

Dozens of protesters knelt to present a petition to President Tsai Ing-wen, who was scheduled to pay respects to fallen soldiers at the shrine as part of a Youth Day commemoration. The president’s motorcade drove past the protesters.

Furious after being ignored, protesters held back by barricades ripped up the petition and called on Tsai to step down.    [FULL  STORY]

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