By: Ko Lin, Taiwan News, Staff Writer
Kuomintang presidential candidate Eric Chu and his wife together currently
possess 14 land rights, three real estate properties, NT$73.85 million-worth of securities, and NT$69.10 million in cash deposits, according to the Chinese-language Apple Daily Wednesday.
Chu declared his assets with the Central Election Commission (CEC) in the morning after registering his presidential candidacy for the January 16 election, reports said.
Besides the 14 land rights Chu owns across the greater Taipei metropolitan area, Taoyuan, and Tainan, his personal valuables include five luxury watches worth NT$900,000, and NT$28.94 million-worth of market shares.
Comparing to the property statement he declared last year, Chu’s assets remained roughly the same, but his cash deposits increased significantly, from the previous NT$25.67 million to the current NT$69.10 million, according to the Apple Daily report. [FULL STORY]