Cabinet passes draft 'whistleblower protection' act

05/02/2019 10:02 PM
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Taipei, May 2 (CNA) The Executive Yuan on Thursday passed a draft whistleblower protection act that it says is designed to ensure the safety and rights of public and private-sector employees who report major irregularities to their superiors or government authorities, but some rights activists are concerned the act might discourage Taiwanese people from exercising a fundamental right they currently enjoy -- the right to report problems to the media.

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