By: Chia Lee, Taiwan News, Staff Writer
President Ma Ying-jeou will move back to his apartment on Xinglong Road in Taipei on May
20 and set up an office in Taipei’s Neihu District, the Presidential Office said Thursday, according to Taiwan’s Central News Agency.
The outgoing president will be relieved of his duties on Friday, after he hands over power to President-elect Tsai Ing-wen during the presidential inauguration ceremony the same day.
It has been rumored that Ma will move out of the presidential residence two weeks after the inauguration ceremony, inciting concerns over presidential security.
According to media reports, former President Lee Teng-hui moved out of the presidential residence one week prior to the inauguration ceremony. [FULL STORY]