Ko, Huang Kuo-chang vow to root out red tape

YES WE CAN;At a forum packed with supporters, Huang vowed he would bring about change in the legislature if elected, and pledged to defend the nation’s core values

Taipei Times
Date:  Oct 12, 2015
By: Sean Lin  /  Staff reporter

Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) and New Power Party Chairman Huang Kuo-chang (黃國昌) slammed the nation’s bureaucratic practices, which they said had long plagued politics, and vowed to push for transparency in government policymaking.

Speaking at a forum in New Taipei City’s Shijhih District (汐止), the two were well received by a room full of their supporters.

Ko stressed efficiency in policy implementation, citing as an example a bus lane on Zhongxiao W Rd, which his administration tore down within the first two days of Ko’s inauguration.

The bus lane’s design had made it the focus of public criticism, as it seriously obstructed traffic, he said.     [FULL  STORY]

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