Ko delivers 1st city report to Taipei Council

The China Post
Date: April 15, 2015
By: Chi-hao James Lo

TAIPEI, Taiwan — Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) yesterday delivered his first municipal

KMT councilors carry large banners with Chinese writings to boycott the first municipal report of Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲), bottom right. Prior to Ko's report, KMT city councilors had openly stated unanimously that the ruling party would not let Ko off easily, and that they will boycott the mayor during the assembly. CNA

KMT councilors carry large banners with Chinese writings to boycott the first municipal report of Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲), bottom right. Prior to Ko’s report, KMT city councilors had openly stated unanimously that the ruling party would not let Ko off easily, and that they will boycott the mayor during the assembly. CNA

report to the Taipei City Council, during which Kuomintang (KMT) councilors rejected the mayor’s report in unison, while Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) councilors defended Ko.

Yesterday not only marked Ko’s first municipal report since he took office as mayor, it was also the first routine general assembly of the council’s 12th session. Before the assembly, the mayor was seen around the council hall observing the environment, as well as being involved in discussions with his subordinates in preparation for his upcoming report.

During the assembly, Ko delivered his report, titled “A Better Taipei.” The report mainly addressed the idea that the mayor’s Taipei City Government is an open government, which seeks transparency and power for all.     [FULL  STORY]

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