President Tsai Ing-wen’s government has warned that, without reform, some pension funds could go bankrupt by 2020. Photo: AFP
President Tsai Ing-wen’s government has warned that, without reform, some pension funds could go bankrupt by 2020. Photo: AFP
Taiwan

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen under midterm pressure over wages and pensions

Economic reforms required what she called ‘painful but necessary’ cuts, but voters are split over effectiveness with many impatient to see the benefits

President Tsai Ing-wen’s government has warned that, without reform, some pension funds could go bankrupt by 2020. Photo: AFP
President Tsai Ing-wen’s government has warned that, without reform, some pension funds could go bankrupt by 2020. Photo: AFP
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