Meet the 5 Candidates for KMT Chair

The election will be held on May 20.

The News Lens
Date: 2017/02/10
By: Mo Tz-pin

Taiwan’s opposition party China’s National People’s Party, also known as the

Photo Credit: Reuters/達志影像

Kuomintang (KMT) is set to elect its new chairperson on May 20.

Five senior KMT members have already officially announced to run for chair: current KMT chairwoman Hung Hsiu-chu (洪秀柱), former vice president Wu Den-yih (吳敦義), KMT Vice Chairman Hau Lung-bin (郝龍斌), former KMT vice chairman Steve Chan (詹啟賢) and Taipei Agricultural Products Marketing Co. Chairman Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜). Just yesterday, former KMT legislator Pan Wei-kang (潘維剛) announced that she also intends to become a candidate for the chair, potentially becoming the sixth contestant in the race.    [FULL  STORY]

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