Kuan earned NT$16m illegally: Control Yuan

MOONLIGHTING: Control Yuan members said the NTU president had applied for approval for some jobs, but not others, which showed that he understood the rules

Taipei Times
Date: Feb 15, 2019
By: Ann Maxon  /  Staff reporter

National Taiwan University (NTU) president Kuan Chun-ming (管中閔) received about

Control Yuan members Tsai Chung-yi, left, and Wang Yu-ling, hold a news conference in Taipei yesterday on the earnings that National Taiwan University president Kuan Chun-ming made from illegal part-time work while serving as an Academia Sinica research fellow, a university professor and minister without portfolio.
Photo: Fang Pin-chao, Taipei Times

NT$16 million (US$518,925) for illegally working part-time while serving as an Academia Sinica research fellow, NTU professor and minister without portfolio between 2002 and 2015, the Control Yuan said yesterday.

According to NTU regulations, teachers who accept outside jobs without the school’s approval could be fired, suspended, denied a contract renewal or deprived of certain benefits as a punishment, Control Yuan member Wang Yu-ling (王幼玲) told a news conference in Taipei.

The Control Yuan on Jan. 15 voted seven to four to impeach Kuan after an investigation found that he had received NT$50,000 per month for seven years for writing for a column in the Chinese-

language Next Magazine while serving as a minister.    [FULL  STORY]

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