Lawmakers from the legislature's Transportation Committee walked out of a meeting yesterday morning in protest at the failure of the Taiwan High Speed Rail Co (THSRC) to abide by the committee's resolution forbidding the bullet train to take passengers before all safety inspections were complete.
The company arranged for members of the Chinese National Federation of Industries and their spouses to board the bullet train on Tuesday, which was a clear violation of the resolution.
People First Party (PFP) Legislator Liu Wen-hsiung (
"I just reminded him [Tsai] about the resolution made in our meeting on Monday, but the next day he just completely ignored it," said another PFP legislator Lee Hung-chun (
Wei Ming-ku (