By: Kelven Huang, Claudia Liu and S.C. Chang
Taipei, May 12 (CNA) President Ma Ying-jeou challenged Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je Tuesday to refer him for judicial investigation if Ko thinks he should be prosecuted in connection with a simmering controversy over the Taipei Dome project.
Of course, said Ma’s spokesman Charles Chen, Ko would also have to take legal and political responsibility for any such action he might take.
A “clean government” task force formed under Ko’s City Hall has found what it calls irregularities in the Taipei Dome project and has accused Ma, a former mayor of the capital city, of making decisions that gave special favors to the builder of the Taipei Dome. [FULL STORY]