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2015/12/21 | Kenzo

Taipei Mayor Reflects on The Past Year

Ko says, each of his policies makes his supporting rate drop, such as charging off-street parking fee, canceling the rule of using YouBike for free during the first 30 minutes and canceling gift money for the elderly on a traditional holiday that celebrates the spirit of respecting the elderly. Ko says he will not lose the courage to do what he should do even if it will make his supporting rate decline.

2015/12/21 | Zou Chi

Taipei Mayor Says No to Suits When Meeting Foreign Guests

Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je says that we should say no to the single standard of western culture. Iranians, however, are prohibited from wearing ties and the practice stems from the 1979 Islamic revolution.

2015/12/14 | Kenzo

Illegal Daily Rental Apartments Taking Over Taipei

The Department of Information and Tourism of the Taipei City Government has already requested websites, like Airbnb, with rooms that don't have hotel license numbers to take the rooms off their websites. Regarding this, Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je believes the illegal apartments have appeared because there are no cheap hotels in Taipei.