Date: November 9, 2015
By: United Daily News
The historic meeting between ROC President Ma Ying-jeou and mainland Chinese leader Xi
Jinping Nov. 7 in Singapore has been met with a mixed response from the public in Taiwan, according to a survey released Nov. 9 by local paper United Daily News.
Approximately 37.1 percent of respondents in the UDN poll approved of President Ma’s performance in the meeting, ahead of 33.8 percent who said they were dissatisfied and 23.3 percent who said they had no opinion.
When asked whether Ma should report to the Legislature on his talks with Xi, 52.9 percent of the respondents agreed, while 21 percent disagreed and 20.4 percent said they did not know.
Meanwhile, concerning which of the three candidates in Taiwan’s 2016 presidential election are most capable of maintaining stable cross-strait relations, the ruling Kuomintang’s Eric Chu received the most public support at 28.2 percent. [FULL STORY]