Poll finds majority of public backs pension reform - China Post

A Democratic Progressive Party (DPP)-linked think tank Monday released a survey showing over 60 percent support for pension reform, a day after a national conference on the issue drew thousands out in protest. About 65 percent of respondents said they ...

Wide support for pension reform: poll - Taipei Times

Democratic Progressive Party Legislator Lo Chih-cheng, left, and Taiwan Style Foundation chief executive Hung Yao-nan brief reporters in Taipei yesterday on the results of an opinion poll on pension reform. Photo: Chu Pei-hsiung, Taipei Times.

Thousands of Taiwanese protest pension reform plan - Press TV

Retired government employees display signs reading, "government incapable, people suffering," during an anti-pension reform demonstration in front of the presidential palace in Taipei, Taiwan, January 22, 2017. (Photo by AFP). Thousands of Taiwanese ...

Thousands rally against Tsai's pension plan - China Post

TAIPEI, Taiwan -- A protest against a pension reform plan culminated in a brief break-in at the Ministry of Education on Sunday. A crowd of retirees began gathering outside the Presidential Office early Sunday as the government kicked off a national ...

Tsai urges support for pension reform - Taipei Times

President Tsai Ing-wen speaks at the first national affairs conference on pension reform at the Presidential Office Building in Taipei yesterday. Photo: CNA. Pension reform is an issue that transcends the blue-green political divide, President Tsai Ing ...

Thousands protest outside Taiwan Presidential Office over pension reform plan - Reuters

Protesters throw hell money during a rally against the overhaul of the military and civil service pension fund, outside the Presidential Office in Taipei,Taiwan January 22, 2017. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu. 1/5. left. right. Protesters attend a rally against ...

Government readies for massive protest against pension plan - China Post

TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Around 30,000 demonstrators are expected to protest against pension reform outside the Presidential Palace on Sunday morning, according to a pension reform supervision action alliance. Lee Lai-hsi, deputy convener of the alliance ...

Thousands of protesters rally in Taipei against pension reforms - Focus Taiwan News Channel

Taipei, Jan. 22 (CNA) Tens of thousands of protesters staged a sit-in protest on Ketagalan Boulevard in Taipei on Sunday amid a pension reform conference that was held at the Presidential Office. The Alliance for Monitoring Pension Reform -- a ...

Thousands protest outside Taiwan Presidential Office over pension reform plan - The Star Online

TAIPEI (Reuters) - Thousands of military personnel, teachers, police and civil servants protested a plan to reform Taiwan's pension system outside of the Presidential Office in Taipei on Sunday, as a national conference to discuss reform was held in ...

Protest against pension reform - Focus Taiwan News Channel

Thousands of members of the Alliance for Monitoring Pension Reform -- a coalition of retired and incumbent military personnel, public servants and teachers -- stage a sit-in protest on Ketagalan Boulevard in Taipei amid a pension reform conference that ...

President reaffirms resolve on pension reforms - Focus Taiwan News Channel

President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) speaks at the opening of the national conference on pension reforms on Sunday. Taipei, Jan. 22 (CNA) President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) reaffirmed her resolve to reform the country's pension system and make it a sustainable ...

Pension reform national conference kicks off amid protest - China Post

TAIPEI, Taiwan -- President Tsai Ing-wen vowed on Saturday to pursue pension reform to the end despite a protest by more than 30,000 angry opponents who demonstrated outside the Presidential Office against the reform. "I know some people are protesting ...

President Tsai: Pension reform will avert imminent pension financial collapse and ensure 25-year stability - Taiwan News

President Tsai Ing-wen reaffirmed the government's resolve to reform the country's unfair pension system at the opening of a national pension reform conference on Sunday, saying that the reform will avert the imminent crisis of the current system's ...

Government readies for massive protest against pension plan - China Post

TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Around 30,000 demonstrators are expected to protest against pension reform outside the Presidential Palace on Sunday morning, according to a pension reform supervision action alliance. Lee Lai-hsi, deputy convener of the alliance ...

Alliance to protest pension reforms in Taipei today - Taipei Times

Police yesterday put up barricades on Ketagalan Boulevard in front of the Presidential Office Building to prepare for a protest expected today against pension reform. Photo: Huang Yao-cheng, Taipei Times. 1; 2. The Alliance for Monitoring Pension ...

Taiwanese president visits Central America to boost diplomatic ties - The Manila Times

President Tsai Ing-wen arrived Jan 12. in El Salvador on the final leg of her nine-day tour of four Republic of China (Taiwan) Central American diplomatic allies, including Honduras, Nicaragua and Guatemala in that order. Tsai, who was met by El ...