The execution, approval and ratification of the bulk water contract by all the respondents resulted in the giving of unwarranted benefits, advantage and preference to IBDC
, to the damage and prejudice of Majayjay," the Ombudsman decision read.
The 2012 IBDC award ceremony was held on the opening day of the 25th Taipei international Cycle Show (TAIPEI CYCLE 2012) that was staged March 7-10 in the Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center.
Wu, director general of DoIT, lavished praise of the IBDC as a key platform to create, innovate and constantly upgrade Taiwan's bicycle sector.
Cycling & Health R&D Center (CHC), the executive organization of the highly internationalized contest, says the IBDC is the only bicycle-exclusive design event worldwide, not another added-bonus to a trade show, as well as a contest that seriously explores trendsetting bicycle designs that set milestones, build new mindsets, and perhaps significantly reinvent the wheel.
Wu, director general of Department of Industrial Technology (DoIT) under the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA), praised the IBDC as a key platform to create, innovate and constantly upgrade Taiwan's bicycle line: "The IBDC, now entering its 14th year, has won recognition and praises from home and abroad.
The IBDC stresses that its members are indeed capable of soaking up the pool of unemployed, but they have no access to finance to expand production and open new businesses.
In recent months, banks have come under severe criticism from the IBDC for discriminating against small, black-owned businesses in favour of big, white-owned enterprises in their lending policies.