Charter rewrite takes first step

An attempt to rewrite a new charter, seen as a crucial step to defuse tension and resolve political conflicts, got off the ground on Monday after House Speaker Chuan Leekpai accepted the opposition-sponsored motion seeking to revise Section 256 to clear the way for a charter drafting body to be formed.

Charter rewrite takes first step
An attempt to rewrite a new charter, seen as a crucial step to defuse tension and resolve political conflicts, got off the ground on Monday after House Speaker Chuan Leekpai accepted the opposition-sponsored motion seeking to revise Section 256 to clear the way for a charter drafting body to be formed.