Chan promised powerful backer if he joins KMT race

The China Post
Date: January 17, 2017
By: The China Post news staff

TAIPEI, Taiwan — Former Vice President Vincent Siew said Monday he would support

Ex-KMT vice chairman Steve Chan poses before starting a radio interview with host Clara Chou on Monday to talk about his possible bid to join the party’s leadership race. (CNA)

the candidacy of former Kuomingtang (KMT) Vice Chairman Steve Chan for the party’s leadership, should Chan join the race for the May 20 election.

Siew made the remarks to the press while attending the inauguration of a cultural and education foundation headed by former Premier Jiang Yi-huah.

“Chan did talk to me about his own sense of mission recently, but I didn’t give him any suggestions. It will be up to him to make the decision,” Siew told reporters.

“I will support him,” Siew added, when asked whether he would back Chan if he launches a bid for the KMT leadership.    [FULL  STORY]

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