Date: February 3, 2016
A series of reforms boosting public participation and transparency
in the ROC Legislature is under consideration, according to Legislative Yuan President Su Jia-chyuan Feb. 2.
One priority is establishing an online petition for the public to propose new bills, Su said, adding that he aims to float the proposal during the first sitting of the Legislature Feb. 19.
According to Su, the plan forms an essential part of Legislative Yuan reforms aimed at promoting openness and inclusiveness. “We are also opening up to the media interparty consultations, with possible public broadcasting in the pipeline.” [FULL STORY]