Referendum proposal faces second reading in Taiwan’s Legislative Yuan.
The government sees a referendum on the fate of the uncompleted Lungmen nuclear power plant in New Taipei City as a manifestation of Taiwan’s deepening democracy.
Legislators previously voted 60-45 earlier to put the issue to second reading. The government said a referendum will allow people to decide the future of the facility through a process of rational debate.
A government spokesperson said the Cabinet is unrelenting in its insistence on ‘no safety, no Lungmen.
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