CNA: Taipei Mayor says he will run new party ‘economically’

As to whether Gou will provide financial assistance for the TPP, Ko did not reply directly to the question, saying only that his team has found a way to run election campaigns in an “economical way” and will apply that to the TPP operations. He did not elaborate. The Taipei mayor also took a swipe […]

Taipei Times: Ko launches ‘Taiwan people’s party’

Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) yesterday announced that he has registered a new political party that would “use ‘Taiwan’ as its name and the people as its foundation.” With the forming of the new party — whose Chinese-language name (台灣民眾黨) roughly translates to “Taiwan people’s party,” an official English name is to be announced on […]