Ko takes heat for aide’s Tsai meeting

‘HYPOCRITICAL’:KMT city councilors say Civil Affairs Commissioner Lan Shih-tsung’s meeting with wardens, at which Tsai was present, violated administrative neutrality

Taipei Times
Date:  Oct 24, 2015
By: Sean Lin  /  Staff reporter

Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) yesterday faced tough questions at the Taipei City Council after one of his top aides was found to have attended a meeting with borough wardens — which Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) presidential candidate Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) also attended — prior to another event where the borough wardens expressed solidarity with Tsai in her election campaign.

Prior to his policy address, Ko was questioned by Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT) city councilors over Taipei Department of Civil Affairs Commissioner Lan Shih-tsung’s (藍世聰) attendance of a closed-door meeting of the city’s borough wardens with Tsai. The councilors accused Lan of having violated the principle of neutrality by appearing at an event with a presidential candidate.

KMT Taipei City Councilor Wang Hsin-yi (王欣儀) said that Lan was not only seated close to Tsai at the meeting, but also gave a speech.     [FULL  STORY]

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