Date: Apr 02, 2015
By: Shih Hsiu-chuan / Staff reporter
President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) was accused of having rigged the bidding process for the Taipei Dome project to favor Farglory Construction Co as media reports yesterday disclosed information about the bid decision meetings held when Ma was Taipei mayor in 2003.
The latest issue of the Chinese-language Next Magazine reported that Ma took control of the bidding selection committee by rejecting the candidates who were on the list compiled by the Executive Yuan’s Public Construction Commission in accordance with the Act for Promotion of Private Participation in Infrastructure Projects (促進民間參與公共建設法) and instead handpicked other external members. [FULL STORY]