The Taiwan Solidarity Union (TSU) and the People First Party (PFP) yesterday made less-than-thrilled responses to the Cabinet's invitation to attend a conference on sustainable economic growth this summer.
TSU caucus whip David Huang (
"We understand that most businesspeople expect the government to lift more restrictions so they can do more business with the Chinese," Huang said. "However, we hope that the result of the conference won't be a green light for these Taiwanese businesspeople."
Huang said that he welcomed the Cabinet's move to invite opposition party figures to participate in the economic conference.
"Direct flights and the three links are not only business issues but also concern national security. We do not feel that there is any room for negotiation at this moment," Huang said.
PFP caucus whip Lu Hsueh-chang (