KMT CANDIDATES:Respondents picked Legislative Speaker Wang Jin-pyng among three KMT members as the most likely to best preserve Taiwanese sovereignty
Date: May 15, 2015
By: Chen Hui-ping and Jake Chung / Staff reporter, with staff writer
More than 60 percent of respondents disagreed with Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT) Chairman Eric Chu’s (朱立倫) comment that “both sides of the Taiwan Strait belong to ‘one China,’” a poll released yesterday by Taiwan Indicators Survey Research showed, while only 26.7 percent agreed with the statement.
Chu made the comments during a meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping (習近平) in Bejiing on May 4. Chu later said that the “one China” he spoke of referred to the Republic of China (ROC), not the People’s Republic of China (PRC). [FULL STORY]