‘STRICTLY BUSINESS’: Responding to reports that he was seen at a motel with another party 0member, the Taipei Culture Foundation official said he was there to ‘discuss work’
Date: Mar 12, 2020
By: Staff writer, with CNA
The Taiwan People’s Party (TPP) yesterday expelled Taipei Culture Foundation deputy chiefexecutive Chang Yi-san (張益贍) from the party following a magazine report alleging an extramarital affair with another party member.
However, the party cited evidence that Chang had discussed negative campaign strategies with a representative of another political party “without the authorization of the TPP” as the reason for his expulsion.
Chang’s behavior contravened the “princip8le of integrity and honesty” in the TPP’s regulations and “severely damaged” its image, it said in a statement.
After a meeting of the TPP Central Review Committee in the afternoon, the party decided to expel Chang, it added. [FULL STORY]