TWO DOWN:As potential Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT) presidential contenders step aside, Lee Teng-hui said Wang Jin-pyng had qualities a leader should have
Date: May 03, 2015
By: Shih Hsiu-chuan / Staff reporter
Vice President Wu Den-yih (吳敦義) yesterday said that he would not take part
in the Chinese Nationalist Party’s (KMT) presidential primary, ending speculation on his run for the top office next year.
“No. Amitoufo,” Wu said to reporters on the sideline of a Buddhist event in Taichung, invoking a Buddhist mantra.
It was the first time that Wu gave an unequivocal answer to a question he has been asked repeatedly while the KMT has not announced a candidate. [FULL STORY]