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Wang Jin-pyng: Defer to Ma Ying-jeou on remaining Control Yuan slots


Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Legislative Speaker says he will wait for Ma's decision on whether to submit another 11 nominees' names for approval...full story
updated 2014-07-31 02:51 PM
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Malaysian air crash investigators take pictures of wreckage at the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 near the village of Hrabove, eastern Ukraine, Tuesday, July 22, 2014. A team of Malaysian investigators visited the site along with members of the OSCE mission in Ukraine for the first time since the air crash last week. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda) A fishermen leaps to his boat in harbor as Typhoon Matmo approaches the eastern coast of Keelung, northeastern Taiwan, Tuesday, July 22, 2014. The eye of Typhoon Matmo is expected to make landfall in eastern Taiwan early Wednesday bringing heavy rain and winds with gusts over 130 kilometers (85 miles) per hour. (AP Photo/Wally Santana) Police officers secure a refrigerated train loaded with bodies of the passengers of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 as it arrives in a Kharkiv factory for a stop on Tuesday, July 22, 2014. The train carrying the remains of people killed in the Malaysia Airlines crash arrived in the eastern Ukrainian city of Kharkiv on Tuesday on their way to the Netherlands, a journey which has been agonizingly slow for relatives of the victims. (AP Photo/Olga Ivashchenko) Filipino children play after a downpour due to Typhoon Matmo in suburban Navotas, north of Manila, Philippines, Tuesday, July 22, 2014. Typhoon Matmo continues to exit the Philippines and is predicted to hit Taiwan next said Philippine weather forecasters. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila) Smoke and fire from the explosion of an Israeli strike rise over Gaza City, Tuesday, July 22, 2014, as Israeli airstrikes pummeled a wide range of locations along the coastal area and diplomatic efforts intensified to end the two-week war. Disagreement over whether to lift the Gaza blockade is a key stumbling block to ending more than two weeks of fighting between the Islamic militant Hamas and Israel. Some in Gaza say they would rather endure more fighting than return to life under blockade. (AP Photo/Hatem Moussa) Fishing boats are tied down in port as Typhoon Matmo approaches the eastern coast of Keelung, northeastern Taiwan, Tuesday, July 22, 2014. The eye of Typhoon Matmo is expected to make landfall in eastern Taiwan early Wednesday bringing heavy rain and winds with gusts over 130 kilometers per hour (85 miles per hour). (AP Photo/Wally Santana) FILE - In this Thursday, June 20, 2013 file photo, Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, left, with her daughter Princess Anne greet her horse Estimate, who won the Gold Cup horse race on the third day of the Royal Ascot horse race meeting, traditionally known as Ladies Day, in Ascot, England. A racehorse owned by Britain A shoe lies next to melted aluminum at the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 near the village of Hrabove, eastern Ukraine, Tuesday, July 22, 2014. A team of Malaysian investigators visited the site along with members of the OSCE mission in Ukraine for the first time since the air crash last week.(AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda) Flowers are placed at Schiphol airport in Amsterdam, Tuesday, July 22, 2014. A train carrying the remains of people killed in the Malaysia Airlines crash arrived in the eastern Ukrainian city of Kharkiv on Tuesday on their way to the Netherlands. Oleksander Kharchenko, spokesman for the state committee on the crash, said "we will do our best" to send the bodies to the Netherlands on Tuesday. Ukraine has agreed to send remains of all the victims there for identification and forensic investigation. (AP Photo/Mike Corder) Fishermen tie down their boats as Typhoon Matmo approaches the eastern coast of Keelung, northeastern Taiwan, Tuesday, July 22, 2014. The eye of Typhoon Matmo is expected to make landfall in eastern Taiwan early Wednesday bringing heavy rain and winds with gusts over 130 kilometers per hour (85 miles per hour). (AP Photo/Wally Santana)
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Wang Jin-pyng: Defer to Ma Ying-jeou on remaining Control Yuan slots

Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Legislative Speaker says he will wait for Ma's decision on whether to submit another 11 nominees' names for approval....Fullstory

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