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Legislative Yuan

Islanders vote to allow Taiwan's first casino

Residents of the Matsu islands voted in favour yesterday of opening Taiwan's first legal casino.

Nearly 60 per cent of Matsu residents, a total of 1,795, voted 'yes' in a referendum.

Sunday, 8 July, 2012, 12:00am

Taiwanese reforms face easy run as assembly convenes

All sides of Taiwan's political spectrum will express their views on the island's constitutional reform package when the ad hoc National Assembly starts its two-day convention today.

Among the issues will be the controversial referendum issue that has so angered Beijing.

6 Jun 2005 - 12:00am

KEY FACTS ABOUT THE ELECTION

Background

- The National Assembly is a legacy from the former dual parliament system, in which the assembly used to elect the president and amend the constitution, while the Legislative Yuan handled lawmaking.

15 May 2005 - 12:00am

Ministry to push for arms deal with US

Taiwan's Ministry of Defence said yesterday it would push ahead with a plan to put a NT$610 billion ($147 billion) arms purchase from the United States on the agenda of a meeting tomorrow.

13 Dec 2004 - 12:00am

Taiwan's lawmakers on the road to real change

Taiwan's lawmakers are not renowned for their ability to reach a consensus, especially when faced with proposals for wholesale constitutional reform. So this week's vote in favour of sweeping changes to the political system can be considered an achievement in itself.

26 Aug 2004 - 12:00am