Hung to end candidacy mystery

KMT CONFIDENCE:Legislative Speaker Wang Jin-pyng said he is confident that the party would ‘at least’ retain its majority in the legislature, adding: ‘I believe that’

Taipei Times
Date:  Nov 27, 2015
By: Stacy Hsu  /  Staff reporter

Deputy Legislative Speaker Hung Hsiu-chu (洪秀柱) is to announce her decision

Legislative Speaker Wang Jin-pyng, center, and other Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT) legislator-at-large candidates gesture after registering their candidacies at the Central Election Commission in Taipei yesterday.  Photo: Chen Chih-chu, Taipei Times

Legislative Speaker Wang Jin-pyng, center, and other Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT) legislator-at-large candidates gesture after registering their candidacies at the Central Election Commission in Taipei yesterday. Photo: Chen Chih-chu, Taipei Times

on seeking a district legislative seat in New Taipei City’s Yonghe District (永和) today, her office said yesterday.

“Hung will let the public know her decision after giving the matter some serious thought,” spokesman Feng Yi-chao (馮怡超) said, adding that an article published by the Chinese-language online news platform SETN.com yesterday evening was unsubstantiated.

According to the article, Hung said in an interview with the Hong Kong-based Phoenix New Media yesterday afternoon that she would register as a candidate for a legislative seat representing Yonghe at 3pm today.

When asked prior to the interview to confirm the rumors about her legislative bid, Hung told reporters: “You will know tomorrow [today].”     [FULL  STORY]

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