By: Hsieh Chia-chen and Jay Chen
Taipei, Oct. 10 (CNA) Maintaining the status quo in cross-Taiwan Strait relations has become a consensus in Taiwan, President Ma Ying-jeou is expected to tell the people of Taiwan later Saturday in a speech during an annual National Day ceremony in Taipei.
The consensus proves once again that his administration’s policy on China over the past seven years has become the mainstream in public opinion, he says, disputing criticism that his policy has sold out Taiwan’s interests in favor of China.
In the speech, the president compares running the country to building a highway. [FULL STORY]