Tsai to resolve conflicts of interest: DPP

Taiwan News
Date: 2016-02-27
By: Matthew Strong, Taiwan News, Staff Writer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – President-elect Tsai Ing-wen will resolve possible 6737909conflicts of interest due to her brother’s investments in the biotechnology sector before her inauguration on May 20, the Democratic Progressive Party said Saturday.

At a meeting with biotech business leaders recently, Tsai praised the sector’s efforts, including a reportedly failed attempt by OBI Pharma Inc. to develop a working breast cancer drug.

However, a letter to the media alleged Saturday that a brother of Tsai, Tsai Ying-yang, was a board member of the fifth-largest shareholder in OBI Pharma. The shareholding company was even originally named after Tsai’s father and had also played a role in the formation of other biotech firms, reports said.     [FULL  STORY]

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