Want China Times
By: Yang Yi and Staff Reporter
Eric Chu, the chair of Taiwan’s ruling KMT has been questioned by his own
party for throwing his support behind KMT legislator Yang Chih-liang for presidential candidate instead of running in the primaries himself, reports our Chinese-language sister newspaper China Times.
Many within the KMT see Chu as the only candidate capable of defeating opposition Democratic Progressive Party chair Tsai Ing-wen in the election. Chu has announced that he will not run several times in the run up to the party primaries.
If Chu isn’t going to run, then he needs to convince his own party why they should back Yang. [FULL STORY]