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Tsai’s approval rating hits new low

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At a news conference in Taipei yesterday Taiwan Opinion Poll Foundation president You Ying-lung presents the results of a survey on public opinion on the government’s performance during its first six months in office.
Photo: Peter Lo, Taipei Times

President Tsai Ing-wen’s (蔡英文) approval rating has sunk to 41.4 percent, according to the latest poll by the Taiwanese Public Opinion Foundation, lower than her disapproval rating for the first time in the foundation’s polls, suggesting a leadership crisis.

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Clinton camp to support push for ballot recount

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Democratic candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks at a campaign event in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, on March 28.
Photo: Reuters

About three weeks after the US presidential election, Democratic candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton’s campaign on Saturday said that it would participate in a recount process in Wisconsin incited by a third-party candidate and would join any potential recounts in two other closely contested states, Pennsylvania and Michigan.

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Spy law proposal passes third reading

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A proposal to bolster laws against espionage passed its third reading in the legislature yesterday.

The amendment would see more severe punishments for military personnel convicted of espionage and breaches of national security, while Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) lawmakers called for tougher restrictions on retired high-ranking military officers visiting China for political events.

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NPP proposes amendment to National Security Act

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New Power Party Executive Chairman Huang Kuo-chang, right, speaks at a news conference in Taipei yesterday.
Photo: Chang Chia-ming, Taipei Times

The New Power Party (NPP) yesterday proposed an amendment to Article 9 of the National Security Act (國家安全法), which seeks to grant people convicted in Martial Law era courts the right to request a retrial or file an extraordinary appeal.

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China blocks NGO chairman from UN

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Tseng Min-chieh, chairman of Taiwan Foundation for Rare Disorders, right, is pictured in an undated photograph.
Photo provided by Taiwan Foundation for Rare Disorders

A Taiwan non-governmental organization (NGO) dedicated to the treatment of rare diseases was barred from a UN-affiliated meeting in New York because of a protest from China.

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HK lawyers march against NPC ruling

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Members of Hong Kong’s legal community and law students from the University of Hong Kong walk silently last night along Queensway to protest against the Chinese government’s interference in the territory’s judicial affairs.
Photo: EPA

Hundreds of Hong Kong lawyers dressed in black yesterday marched through the heart of the territory in silence to condemn a move by China that effectively bars two elected pro-independence lawmakers from taking their seats in the legislature.

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KMT occupies podium over agenda

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Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT) lawmakers yesterday occupy the speaker’s podium at the Legislative Yuan in Taipei amid a dispute over the legislative agenda.
Photo: Chang Chia-ming, Taipei Times

The Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT) caucus yesterday protested against the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) caucus’ “authoritarian gesture” of restricting the legislative discussion agenda to bills proposed by the DPP caucus.

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Newsflash

Hsiao Bi-khim (蕭美琴), Deputy head of the Democratic Progressive Party’s (DPP) policy think tank, accompanied by several female politicians from the DPP, led a delegation to Myanmar to visit democratic movement leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Tuesday.

The delegation included Kaohsiung Deputy Mayor Liu Shih-fang (劉世芳), DPP legislator Yeh Yi-jin (葉宜津), Taiwan Foundation for Democracy deputy head Yang Huang Maysing (楊黃美幸) and special assistant Chang Hsiang-hui (張祥慧).