Young NPP rookies sworn in for the first time in Legislative history

Taiwan News
Date: 2016-02-01
By: Ko Lin, Taiwan News, Staff Writer

The five elected New Power Party legislators were sworn in for the 6732646 (1)first time in Taiwan’s history, making them the third largest party at the Legislative Yuan after the Democratic Progressive Party which won 68 seats, and the Kuomintang with 35.

Led by NPP Chairman Huang Kuo-chang, the newly-elected lawmakers including Hung Tzu-yung, Freddy Lim, Kawlo Lyun Pacidal, and Hsu Yung-ming walked the red carpet to take their oath of office before Grand Justice Huang Mao-jung, who presided over the inaugural ceremony Monday morning.

“The experience is as surreal as it gets,” Huang said, explaining that the last time he had to break into the legislative building alongside groups of protestors, an event which was later known as the “Sunflower Movement.”     [FULL  STORY]

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