Radio Taiwan International
Date: 09 April, 2019
By: John Van Trieste
Former Premier William Lai says he remains committed to mounting a primary challenge
against President Tsai Ing-wen.
Tsai has announced that she will seek another term in 2020. However, her former premier has registered to contest her spot on the Democratic Progressive Party ticket.
The party hopes to maintain unity by either getting the two candidates to run on the same ticket or convincing one of them to drop out of the race. To this end, a group of leading party officials held a mediation session with Tsai and Lai on Monday.
Both candidates reportedly made their thoughts and positions clear during the session, but those in attendance have declined to comment on specifics. [FULL STORY]