Want China Times
By: Lu Su-mei and Staff Reporter
Faced with a possible change of government in Taiwan next year, China has made
preparations for a worst-case scenario, a Chinese scholar says.
Shi Yinhong, director of the Center on American Studies at Renmin University of China in Beijing, said that Taiwan’s main opposition Democratic Progressive Party, riding the crest of a resounding victory in local government elections late last year, may well also regain the presidency in 2016 given that the demoralized ruling Kuomintang has yet to come up with a credible candidate to stand against the DPP’s leader and presumptive candidate Tsai Ing-wen. [FULL STORY]