Aug. 2, 2020, top presidential aide resigns amid nephew's ( a DPP
lawmaker ) bribery allegations.
image of parliament and Taiwan's democracy worsen after some lawmakers, the
political party were involved corruption and were
'court hears request to
at 8-1-2020. Corruption in parliament seems never end ( United Daily
8-3-2020 ), lawmakers of same party shared
illegal benefits or covered each other, and usually won't disclose political
rivals' greasy palms, that's Taiwan's political culture and 'ecology'.
( Apple Daily, editorial, 8-3-2020
N.Y. Times 12-3-2019:
soft underbelly of Taiwanese politics:
they continue to
community leaders, farmers’ associations and even
organized-crime figures to buy votes.