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By: Yang Yi and Staff Reporter
There is a certain amount of clamor within Taiwan’s ruling Kuomintang for
Legislative Speaker Wang Jin-pyng and party chair Eric Chu to team up for the 2016 presidential ticket, reports our Chinese-language sister paper China Times, which appears to be finally accepting that Chu is not going to run for president but remains unwilling to countenance the thought that he won’t be on the ticket at all.
With the deadline approaching to register in the party’s primary, the KMT still has not found any prominent candidate with the support of most party members and supporters. The opposition Democratic Progressive Party meanwhile is in the box seat, having named its chairwoman Tsai Ing-wen as its candidate unopposed. [FULL STORY]