Image of Asia: Lawmakers Scuffle in Taiwan

December 12, 2014 2:01 PM

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In this photo by Wally Santana, opposition lawmakers in Taiwan scuffle with ruling party legislators as they tried to block Premier Mao Chi-kuo from speaking on the floor of parliament.

Opposition lawmakers are worried that President Ma Ying-jeou's proposed service trade agreement with China could undermine the island's autonomy. Taiwan split from the Chinese mainland amid civil war in 1949 and its government is regarded by Beijing as the illegitimate administration of a renegade p...

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