‘INAPPROPRIATE’:KMT city councilors are demanding Ko apologize for banging his fist after one councilor implied he had a sexual relationship with Tai Chi-chuan
Date: Sep 18, 2015
By: Sean Lin / Staff reporter
Taipei city councilors yesterday reached an agreement to arrange two dates to make up
for question-and-answer sessions delayed as a result of a boycott against Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) — on the condition that Ko apologize at the city council for his “inappropriate behavior” the previous day.
Taipei City Council Speaker Wu Pi-chu (吳碧珠) of the Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT) made the announcement following a cross-caucus negotiation, adding that the city government should deliver an official document detailing which Taipei city councilors and city government officials requested controversial “porn star” EasyCards allotted for public relations uses from EasyCard Corp (悠遊卡).
Ko, an independent, on Wednesday slammed his fist on his desk upon hearing a remark by KMT Taipei City Councilor William Hsu (徐宏庭), in which Hsu said Ko’s alleged protection of former EasyCard chairman Tai Chi-chuan (戴季全) over the firm’s issuance of controversial EasyCards implied the two men have a “special/sexual” relationship (特殊性關係).
Ko’s reaction raised the ire of some KMT city councilors, who said Ko’s move was disrespectful to the council and demanded an apology. [FULL STORY]