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reuters |Taiwan lawmakers exchange blows in bitter dispute over parliament reforms, 17 May
The DPP says the KMT and TPP are improperly trying to force through the proposals without the customary consultation process in what the DPP calls "an unconstitutional abuse of power". Lawmakers from all three parties were involved in the altercations, and traded accusations about who was to blame.
ChatGPT ANI | Taiwan parliament chaos: Ruling, opposition lawmakers engage in physical scuffles, verbal attacks over controversial bills, 18 May
The turmoil unfolded during Friday's legislative floor session, where legislators grappled for over 10 hours with amendments that would grant the Legislature expanded powers. The opposition Kuomintang (KMT) and Taiwan's People Party (TPP) sought to prolong the session to push through amendments to four bills aimed at promoting legislative reforms.

The mayhem followed a fruitless five-hour cross-caucus negotiation on Thursday, leaving unresolved tensions that erupted into full-blown conflict the next day. Adding fuel to the fire, the KMT and TPP had previously bypassed customary committee deliberations, opting instead to fast-track their versions of the bills directly to a floor vote.

archive DPP party loses control of legislature
by Cat on Sun May 19th, 2024 at 11:16:13 PM EST
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Perhaps mainland China can bring peace to the violent island and opposing parties ... red vs blue?

In Taiwanees colors Pan-green vs Pan-blue 😂

'Sapere aude'

by Oui (Oui) on Mon May 20th, 2024 at 11:41:32 AM EST
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