By: Ko Lin, Taiwan News, Staff Writer
The Democratic Progressive Party called for Kuomintang Chairman Eric Chu
to make a formal apology to residents in New Taipei, urging him to resign as the city’s mayor before running for president, reports said Sunday.
DPP New Taipei City Councilor Cheng Jhi-long made the comment on behalf of his counterparts during an open press conference in the morning in which he criticized Chu for breaking the promise not to run next January 16.
“We demand that Chu relinquish his position as mayor and that he make a formal apology to residents in New Taipei,” he called. [FULL STORY]