Corruption in Taiwan
2020, Top rankings since 1998 ★
pic.: The sites group was ranked No.1 by "corruption in Taiwan" on Yandex of Russia , 3-12-2020
No.2 "Taiwan corruption"
pic. : No.2 "Taiwan corruption" on Yandex , 10-25-2019
The image of parliament and Taiwan's democracy worsen after some lawmakers, the leader of New Power political party were involved corruption and were 'court hears request to detain' at 8-1-2020. 8-3-2020 https://tw.appledaily.com/headline/20200803/BQXMSWTYOVERHBPGLUKPXAA5LQ/
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.
The China Times (chinatimes.com/opinion/20200806005356-262105?chdtv), opinion (8-7-2020): Originally the parliament provides effective checks and balances on the power of president, but 6-times amendments of the Constitution by former president Lee T. H. eliminated the key mechanism of democracy, balance of powers, therefore leads to endless corruptions - the "Sunshine Law" trickly Justifies taking bribes, and a weird phenomenon - the premier takes the responsibility but lacks of power, the president hold the power but no responsibility.