By: S. F. Wong and Lillian Lin
Kaohsiung, July 15 (CNA) Kuomintang presidential hopeful Hung Hsiu-chu told a group
of women’s groups representatives in Kaohsiung that Taiwan must not fear a rising China, but should learn to make use of it like a boat that is lifted by a rising tide.
At a symposium with KMT members during a campaign tour of southern Taiwan, the deputy speaker of Taiwan’s Legislature said cross-strait relations remained the most important and complicated political issue facing Taiwan.
Amid China’s rise in the world, she said, there has been opposition to stronger ties with China every step of the way, from opposing direct transportation links and free trade agreements for both goods and services to fighting Taiwan’s bid to join the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank. [FULL STORY]