Justice Minister forced to resign


Tseng Yung-fu, Taiwan’s Minister of Justice was forced to resign yesterday after being accused by Prosecutor-General Huang Shih-ming of illegal lobbying. The resignation comes at a bad time for President Ma Ying-jeou whose approval rating in opinion polls has reached an all-time low at just under 15%.

As yet no replacement has been announced. You can read more about the case against the Minister on the Taipei Times website here.

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