VISITORS ONLY:Police responded to complaints in Xinren about illegal parking by increasing patrols, but residents say they are the ones being targeted, not weekend visitors
Date: Apr 03, 2015
By: Abraham Gerber / Staff reporter
A score of elderly Taipei residents who live near the Songshan Cultural and Creative Park (松山文創園區) yesterday protested against what they said was the “vengeful” enforcement of parking regulations in the area, following previous protests over lax enforcement.
The residents gathered outside Xinren (新仁) borough warden Wu Chien-te’s (吳建德) office holding signs calling police officers “white gangsters” (白道流氓) and “chickens that only lay excrement” ( 放雞屎有 [生雞卵無]) — a Taiwanese expression meaning a person who does not do anything but cause trouble. [FULL STORY]