By: Matthew Strong, Taiwan News, Staff Writer
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Vice President Chen Chien-jen attended a fund-raising dinner Friday
organized by the Taiwan New Century Foundation around the theme of deepening democratic reform.
Following the May 20 handover of power to Democratic Progressive Party Chairwoman Tsai Ing-wen as the new president, the foundation invited Chen to present the keynote address.
Attendees expressed support for the government’s plans to address the issue of transitional justice, the deepening of democratic reform, and the normalization of the country.
The new government should use the law to safeguard human rights and to turn Taiwan into a true democracy governed under the rule of law. [FULL STORY]