By: Matthew Strong, Taiwan News, Staff Writer
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Control Yuan said Thursday it would
investigate the administration of Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je at the request of Taipei Dome developer Farglory Group.
Ever since Ko took office last December, the mayor and the developer have been at loggerheads over the 40,000-seat stadium, mainly over its financial and safety aspects. The city ordered work on the project to be stopped, even though it is close to completion.
Farglory reportedly asked the Control Yuan, the nation’s top government watchdog, to investigate Ko’s team to see if it was guilty of abuse of power or negligence in forcing the delay of the build-operate-transfer project.
The mayor had as it were first fired an arrow before drawing a target, Farglory reportedly phrased its accusations. [FULL STORY]