By: Matthew Strong, Taiwan News, Staff Writer
Barely hours after returning from a visit to the United States, the capital’s outspoken mayor
chaired a meeting of his three deputies and key city government officials to discuss the latest developments surrounding the Taipei Dome. Work on the 40,000-seat stadium complex was halted last year amid disputes between the city and the developer, the Farglory Group.
An arbitration meeting is expected to take place next week to discuss the delays in finishing up work on the stadium. The request for the arbitration was initiated by Farglory.
The prime concern of the city government was still whether the complex in its present form was safe or not, Ko reportedly said. [FULL STORY]