Taiwan legislature brawl

Lawmakers began throwing punches in Taiwan's legislature over a contentious trade pact with China.

Ruling, red collar and opposition lawmakers brawl as discussions start on the Economic Cooperation Framework Agreement (ECFA) planned with China on the legislature floor, Thursday, July 8, 2010, in Taipei, Taiwan. Pro-and anti-government lawmakers exchanged punches and threw garbage bins at each other Thursday in another raucous session in Taiwan's legislature after the speaker rejected an opposition bid to conduct a detailed debate on a contentious trade pact with China. (AP Photo/Wally Santana)

Ruling, red collar and opposition lawmakers brawl as discussions start on the Economic Cooperation Framework Agreement (ECFA) planned with China on the legislature floor, Thursday, July 8, 2010, in Taipei, Taiwan. Pro-and anti-government lawmakers exchanged punches and threw garbage bins at each other Thursday in another raucous session in Taiwan's legislature after the speaker rejected an opposition bid to conduct a detailed debate on a contentious trade pact with China. (AP Photo/Wally Santana)

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