29 Jan '11, 3am

www.Taiwan-VIP.com Taiwan government blasted for high public debt: TAIPEI, Taiwan - An opposition lawmaker blast...

TAIPEI, Taiwan - An opposition lawmaker blasted the administration Thursday for increasing public debt to boost the economy after an international agency gave a negative rating on Taiwan's currency. "The government should take it seriously and the public should understand the warning signs about the worsening government deficit," opposition Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Legislator Huang Wei-cher said at a press briefing. The DPP caucus will ask the government to explain the government's current financial status at the next legislative session, he said. His remarks came one day after UK-based Fitch Ratings Ltd. lowered Taiwan's long-term local currency issuer default rating (IDR) from "AA" to "AA-" due to rising public debt since the beginning of the global financial crisis in 2008. Fitch also forecast that Taiwan's tax revenues will continue to remain at a low level i...

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