Date: Jun 23, 2015
By: Shih Hsiu-chuan / Staff reporter
Chinese Nationalist Party （KMT） presidential hopeful Hung Hsiu-chu （洪秀柱） yesterday proposed
placing political talks on the cross-strait agenda to relieve the bottleneck holding up development of cross-strait relations and to ensure that both sides of the Taiwan Strait are on an equal political footing.
During a radio interview yesterday, Hung, branded by some as a “radical pro-unification advocate,” clarified the “one China, common interpretation” policy she has proposed in lieu of the so-called “1992 consensus” — a tacit understanding between the KMT and the Chinese government that both sides acknowledge there is “one China,” with each side having its own interpretation of what “China” means, which President Ma Ying-jeou （馬英九） claims was reached by the two sides in Hong Kong in 1992.
Instead of Taiwan and China each having their own interpretation of what “one China” means, Hung has proposed that both sides have a “common interpretation.” [FULL STORY]