Kaohsiung mayor denies influence peddling

The China Post
Date: March 31, 2015
By: Katherine Wei

TAIPEI, Taiwan — Following accusations from the ruling Kuomintang (KMT), Kaohsiung Mayor Chen Chu (陳菊) of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) clarified yesterday that she has not been peddling influence while campaigning for city government officials, some of whom were set to run for district legislators in the southern city.

The Kaohsiung mayor said she is willing to shoulder all responsibility, having caused “misunderstandings between our employees” and gave the opposition a chance to cause a rift within the pan-green camp.     [FULL  STORY]

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