By: Jocylin FC, Taiwan News, Staff Writer
Tsai Ing-wen, the presidential candidate of Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), said
during an interview on August 9 that China should respect the choices made by the people of Taiwan.
Tsai said that the most essential mission of a negotiator and policymaker is to find the common ground with the opponents. In the case of the cross-strait relation, maintaining the status quo is the best for both parties.
Tsai pointed out that the current environment is different from 2012. Since the Sunflower Movement in 2014, the general public has undergone a new phase of change. Many people are appalled by the lack of transparency in cross-strait affairs, and the injustice in the society. [FULL STORY]