Sat, Mar 11, 2017 - Page 3 News List

Government defends stance on security

TWO PROPOSALS:Premier Lin Chuan said that the Cabinet did not approve a draft, because there were concerns that it would be an overreach of government authority

By Alison Hsiao  /  Staff reporter

Accusations that the regulations would mean a return to authoritarian rule are wrong, he said. “The authoritarian regime used a non-institutionalized system and arbitrary measures to spy on people to perpetuate its one-party rule instead of public security.”

Additional reporting by Stacy Hsu

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