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Date: 2017/05/17
By: TNL Staff

“To make some real change internally [in the KMT] is the most important thing.” – Chiang Wan-an

Chiang Wan-an (蔣萬安) is the great-grandson of the infamous Chiang Kai-shek (蔣介石) and Soong Mei-ling (宋美齡, or Madame Chiang), grandson of Chiang Ching-kuo (蔣經國), another former Taiwan president, and son of former Kuomintang (KMT) vice chair John Chiang (Chiang Hsiao-yen, 蔣孝嚴).

With this unrivaled political lineage, not to mention good looks and Silicon Valley experience, Chiang Wan-an, who also goes by Wayne Chiang, is for good reason referred to as the future of the Chinese Nationalist Party in Taiwan.

But the party, more commonly known as the Kuomintang, or the KMT, is at one of its lowest ebbs in recent history. Some believe it is beyond repair.    [FULL  STORY]

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