A scuffle broke out between lawmakers in Taiwan’s two major political parties outside of the parliament, Tuesday, July 14, over the nomination for the head of a top government watchdog.
Opposition Nationalist party lawmakers gathered outside of the entrance to parliament in Taipei to block the new nominee, Chen Chu, from attending the review of her nomination as head of the Control Yuan.
Chen was able to enter the building through the side door bout was not able to attend the hearing, which was cancelled over the protest.
Chen was the mayor of Kaohsiung and served as presidential office secretary-general before she was nominated by President Tsai Ing-wen in May. (AP)