Brawls in Taiwan’s legislature: A blemish, yes, but hardly a way of life

By J Michael Cole Anyone who follows domestic politics in Taiwan will have seen in recent days a series of brawls pitting opposition Kuomintang lawmakers against those from the majority Democratic Progressive Party. Faces have been slapped; necks choked; water sprayed; and pieces of furniture — chairs, desks — sent flying. The ferocious behaviour has […]