The enactment of a new constitution tailored specifically for Taiwan is essential in its bid to become a "normal country" and survive in the international community, a local legal expert said yesterday. During a seminar on Taiwan's constitutional development, Chen Lung-chu (陳隆志), president of the Taiwan New Century Foundation, argued that the Republic of China Constitution lacks any legitimacy in Taiwan because it was not designed to be implemented in Taiwan and is now completely out of date. It is time for the country to carry out major changes in light of the confusion regarding its constitutional system, Chen said. He added that Taiwan is already an independent country but is still not a "normal country."
Sun, May 28, 2006 - Page 3 News List
Taiwan Quick Take: New constitution needed
STAFF WRITER, WITH AGENCIES
This story has been viewed 2467 times.
Listing from 2014-07-17 to 2014-07-24
- Most read
- Most e-mailed
1US stocks rise as earnings, deals offset crises overseas
2US jury hits tobacco firm with US$23.6bn penalty
3AbbVie deal allows it to lower tax bill
4Commodities rattled over plane disaster, Gaza crisis
5Lawmaker warns of increased Chinese infiltration