Date: Aug 17, 2015
By Stacy Hsu / Staff reporter
The fact that all presidential candidates in next year’s election have formulated cross-strait policies leaning toward those of President Ma Ying-jeou’s (馬英九) administration is proof that the president’s policies “have not only worked, but worked well,” Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) Minister Andrew Hsia (夏立言) said yesterday.
Hsia made the remarks in a speech at the 40th annual convention of the Chinese American Academic Professional Society in New York on Saturday evening.
“Given that every candidate in the Jan. 16 presidential election has drawn their cross-strait policies close to those of the current government, it indicates the effectiveness and success of Ma’s promotion of the ‘1992 consensus’ and the principle of ‘one China, with each side having its own interpretations of what the term means,’” Hsia said. [FULL STORY]