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Crushing election defeat surprised Taiwan’s ‘out of touch’ President Ma

Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou had expected the Kuomintang to be defeated in the weekend’s local elections, but not on such a crushing scale.

Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou had expected the Kuomintang to be defeated in the weekend’s local elections, but not on such a crushing scale.

20 Jun 2018 - 4:54PM
Taiwan's KMT scrambles for interim chairman as Ma Ying-jeou steps down

President Ma Ying-jeou will officially step down tomorrow as the chairman of the Kuomintang after the party's disastrous showing in Saturday's local elections 

President Ma Ying-jeou will officially step down tomorrow as the chairman of the Kuomintang after the party's disastrous showing in Saturday's local elections 

3 Dec 2014 - 9:42AM
Taiwan premier bans sale of 235 food companies’ products as ‘gutter oil’ scandal grows

Taiwanese Premier Jiang Yi-huah orders all food and oil products produced by 235 local food companies removed from shelves before Monday, as new findings show these firms all used “gutter oil” – not suitable for human consumption – bought from a supplier at the centre of a food scare.

Taiwanese Premier Jiang Yi-huah orders all food and oil products produced by 235 local food companies removed from shelves before Monday, as new findings show these firms all used “gutter oil” – not suitable for human consumption – bought from a supplier at the centre of a food scare.

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