Date: Jun 17, 2015
By: Shih Hsiu-chuan / Staff reporter
The Republic of China （ROC） Constitution allows no possibility of Taiwanese independence, Chinese
Nationalist Party （KMT） presidential hopeful Hung Hsiu-chu （洪秀柱） said yesterday, when asked whether she would take a more radical approach to pushing for cross-strait unification.
“You can look at the ROC Constitution. Does it allow for Taiwanese independence?” the deputy legislative speaker told reporters, when she was asked for her views on media commentaries that said she would accelerate the process of unification if she wins the presidential election in January.
Cross-strait policy under any administration must respect the Constitution, Hung said, adding that even Democratic Progressive Party （DPP） Chairperson and presidential candidate Tsai Ing-wen （蔡英文） said in a speech at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington earlier this month that she would handle cross-strait relations in accordance with the ROC Constitution. [FULL STORY]