Ex-KMT official to sue TV commentator over party assets allegation

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2015/04/13
By: Claudia Liu and S.C. Chang

Taipei, April 13 (CNA) A former Kuomintang official who was in charge of managing the

Hu Chung-hsin (胡忠信).

Hu Chung-hsin (胡忠信).

party’s assets demanded on Monday that political pundit Hu Chung-hsin (胡忠信) apologize for allegations about the assets or face legal action.

Lin Te-jui (林德瑞) said in December 2014 when he headed the party’s Administration Committee, he told acting party chairman Wu Den-yih that the party’s assets were worth NT$23.3 billion (US$743 million), not NT$135 billion as Hu claimed during a TV talk show.

During the talk show, Hu quoted Lin as telling a close aide to KMT Chairman Eric Chu (朱立倫) that he (Lin) handed over NT$135 billion worth of assets to the new leadership under Chu in January this year and wondered “why no one has made this public?”     [FULL  STORY]

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