By: Matthew Strong, Taiwan News, Staff Writer
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taipei City Government is not struggling with too many employees and too little to do, but with too many useless tasks to perform, Mayor Ko Wen-je reportedly said Saturday.
After a hard-fought election campaign last year, the outspoken surgeon was sworn in last December with a full reform agenda, including making the city government more transparent and accountable to the public.
Critics recently said that the capital’s 5,522 members of staff were too much, and they hardly had anything to do most of the time. [FULL STORY]