By: Ko Lin, Taiwan News, Staff Writer
Kuomintang presidential candidate Eric Chu hoped to pass on the spirit of perseverance
as depicted in the blockbuster movie “Kano” onto his political endeavor, reports said Monday.
“We shall prevail in January,” Chu said during a press conference in Chiayi, where he participated in an event to promote tourism for the county’s Alishan forest railway.
KMT’s legislative nominee Wu Yu-jen, who will be standing for Chiayi on January 16, said he vows to develop the city’s low-carbon tourism based on electric locomotives.
“The Tourism Bureau has plans to purchase additional electric-powered locomotives to replace its ageing fleet of diesel trains,” Wu said, noting that it hopes the Taiwan Railway Administration (TRA) can help drive Chiayi’s tourism. [FULL STORY]