Sat, May 11, 2013 - Page 8 News List

EDITORIAL: Much mastication over nothing

It is time to stop while we are ahead. Forget whether Taipei ever had a hope of qualifying (Rich food culture? Yes. Sustainable agriculture? Not recently. Politically? No). The NT$15 million is gone. It could have been spent on better projects, but no one should waste more time or money debating the merits or ramifications of a bid for a program that is no longer open. The lesson to be learned is that the next time someone comes up with an idea to broaden Taipei’s — or Taiwan’s — international image, they had better do their research.

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