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Legislator says KMT hiding assets

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The Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT) has laundered some of its ill-gotten party assets by transferring the ownership of a party-run machinery corporation to two private companies, Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Legislator Lin Chun-hsien (林俊憲) said yesterday.

Lin’s allegation was backed by Liu Chao-yi (劉昭毅), son of former KMT investment boss Liu Tai-ying (劉泰英).

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‘Freedom’ key amid Dalai Lama plans

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The Dalai Lama, left, shakes hands with New Power Party Legislator Freddy Lim in Dharamsala, India, on Monday.
Photo: Yang Heng-hui, Taipei Times

The Legislative Yuan will always welcome people from any country if they are willing to help spread democracy and freedom, Legislative Speaker Su Jia-chyuan (蘇嘉全) said yesterday in response to reports that the Dalai Lama was enthusiastic about a possible return to Taiwan.

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HK activists celebrate vote victory

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Student leader Nathan Law, center, celebrates on the podium after his win in the Legislative Council election in Hong Kong yesterday.
Photo: Reuters

A new generation of young Hong Kong politicians advocating a break from Beijing yesterday became lawmakers for the first time in a result likely to rattle China.

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Cronyism crippling the young: groups

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A group of lawyers and civic groups yesterday said that if the “cronyism in the finance sector and judiciary” that began under the Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT) persists, young people — who are facing the concentration of capital, impoverishment and a low birth rate — risk becoming a “crumbled generation.”

Lawyer Fan Jen-yu (樊仁裕) said that the finance sector has hired people from the former administration to be their “door gods.”

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Civic groups warn of impending financial crisis

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Union of Taiwanese Teachers director Neil Peng, second left, yesterday speaks at a news conference in Taipei, urging the government to reform the pension system.
Photo: Chu Pei-hsiung, Taipei Times

A number of civic groups yesterday said that President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) should be wary of an impending financial crisis facing the nation if the pension system does not undergo a systematic reform.

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Ill-gotten asset panel to ‘settle’ accounts: Koo

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Committee of Illegal Party Asset Settlement Chairman Wellington Koo (顧立雄) yesterday said the organization would return the ill-gotten assets obtained by the Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT) during its authoritarian rule to their rightful owners.

During a plaque unveiling ceremony in Taipei, Premier Lin Chuan (林全) presented Koo with a seal and an appointment order, officially launching the committee.

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Lawmaker pans FSC probe on Mega

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The government should not have let the Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC) lead an administrative investigation into Mega International Commercial Bank’s violation of US rules against money laundering, New Power Party Executive Chairman Huang Kuo-chang (黃國昌) said.

People have been mostly concerned with the suspected money-laundering activities, which have been put under judicial investigation, Huang said in a radio interview yesterday.

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Newsflash

Dorjee Tseten in an undated photo. (Photo courtesy/Sonam Gyatso)

DHARAMSHALA, May 28: Various sources in exile as well the Chinese official news agencies are now confirming earlier reports of a twin self-immolation protest in Tibet’s capital Lhasa yesterday.

According to reports received by Phayul, a 19-year-old Tibetan identified as Dorjee Tseten, along with his friend, an unidentified 25-year old male set themselves on fire in front of the historic Jokhang Temple in an apparent protest against the Chinese government.