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
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
- 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
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 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