By: Matthew Strong, Taiwan News, Staff Writer
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Kuomintang vice-presidential candidate Jennifer Wang on
Tuesday rejected allegations that she not only profited from buying and selling military apartments, but that she also lived at a low-rent dwelling for civil servants.
Since being officially selected last week as KMT Chairman Eric Liluan Chu’s running mate for the January 16 election, the former labor minister has faced a barrage of accusations, not only about her record while in office, but also about her forays into real estate.
The latest media report accused her of having to spend only NT$600 (US$18) a month on a property labeled as a “dormitory for civil servants,” but she retorted Tuesday that it cost NT$10,000 (US$306) a month, while she had also spent considerable amounts repairing and restoring the place. Her husband is a department chief at the Judicial Yuan, allowing them to live on government property. [FULL STORY]