FISHERMEN’S FRIEND:The Kaohsiung City Farmers’ Association said that Wang’s potential presidential run would be supported by farmers’ and fishermen’s groups
Date: Apr 19, 2015
By: Su Meng-chuan and Tsai Ching-hua / Staff reporters
Chances are increasing that Legislative Speaker Wang Jin-pyng (王金平) will announce a bid
for president, according to sources close to Wang.
Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT) representative in Kaohsiung Lee Po-jung (李柏融) said that Wang has started to motivate his staff and will be convening party members this week to initiate the signature drive required to run for the KMT presidential nomination.
Wang has remained equivocal about his intentions.
“I’m not saying that I will run, but I’m not saying I will not, either,” Wang said yesterday. [FULL STORY]