Tsai Ing-Wen to tap Academia Sinica VP as running mate: report

China Post/Asia News Network
Date: Nov 14, 2015
By: Enru Lin

TAIPEI, Taiwan — Chen Chien-jen, a leading cancer researcher and Academia Sinica vice

president, has been tipped as the vice presidential candidate of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP).

Internet outlet Storm Media Group reported yesterday that DPP presidential contender Tsai Ing-wen had offered the role of deputy to Chen in October.

Chen accepted earlier this month, according to the report.

Tsai, in Greater Taichung yesterday, declined to confirm or deny Chen’s selection but said that an end to the speculation was near.     [FULL STORY]

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