Tsai-Chen ticket vows to restore Taiwanese confidence and pride

The China Post
Date: November 28, 2015
By: Yuan-Ming Chiao

TAIPEI, Taiwan — Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Chairwoman

DPP presidential and vice presidential candidates Tsai Ing-wen, left, and Chen Chien-jen hold up election registration documents yesterday at the Central Election Commission in Taipei. The two formally registered their candidacy for the 2016 race in which they face the KMT's Chu-Wang pairing and the PFP and MKT Soong-Hsu ticket. (CNA)

DPP presidential and vice presidential candidates Tsai Ing-wen, left, and Chen Chien-jen hold up election registration documents yesterday at the Central Election Commission in Taipei. The two formally registered their candidacy for the 2016 race in which they face the KMT’s Chu-Wang pairing and the PFP and MKT Soong-Hsu ticket. (CNA)

Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) and her running mate Chen Chien-ren (陳建仁) officially registered their bid for the 14th term of the president and vice president of the R.O.C. yesterday in Taipei amid cheering supporters. In remarks given at the Central Election Commission (CEC,中選會) before registration formalities, Tsai vowed to restore confidence and pride to the Taiwanese people should she assume office on May 20, 2016.

They face the Kuomintang (KMT) ticket of Eric Chu (朱立倫) and Wang Ju-hsuan (王如玄) and the People First Party (PFP) and the Minkuotang (MKT, 民國黨) joint ticket of James Soong (宋楚瑜) and Hsu Hsin-ying (徐欣瑩), both of which registered their candidacy earlier in the week.     [FULL  STORY]

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