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ID card issue

No change in ID card fee: MOI

Tue, Sep 28, 2010 - Page 2

Despite complaints from the public about the need to pay a fee every time anyone changes their address on the national ID card, the Ministry of the Interior yesterday said it was unlikely to change the format of the ID cards at the moment, but did not rule out making changes at some point in the future.

Forty death row inmates might be executed

Forty death row inmates might be executed
2010/05/29 13:42:59

The Constitutional Court on Friday rejected an application for a constitutional interpretation submitted by a group advocating the end of the death penalty, paving the way for the execution of the 40 convicts on death row. The first ones could be killed as soon as next week after four executions took place in late April -- the first since December 2005.

The Judicial Yuan called a press conference later Friday to explain why the petition was not accepted.