By: Matthew Strong, Taiwan News, Staff Writer
Coverage of the item by the media was poor mainly because the meeting has been dominated by the party’s rocky road toward the November 8 presidential election.
The motion congratulated Taiwan on electing its first woman president, Democratic Progressive Party Chairwoman Tsai Ing-wen, who will be sworn in on May 20. The document also emphasized the importance of the Taiwan Relations Act in safeguarding Taiwan’s security.
The motion, under the theme of “confirming strong support for the Republic of China” was adopted unanimously, reports said. [FULL STORY]