Dejected supporters of Kuomintang presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu follow the online counting of ballots in Kaohsiung on January 11. The party was defeated in the last two presidential elections, before the Kaohsiung mayoral setback in August. Photo: EPA-EFEDejected supporters of Kuomintang presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu follow the online counting of ballots in Kaohsiung on January 11. The party was defeated in the last two presidential elections, before the Kaohsiung mayoral setback in August. Photo: EPA-EFE
Dejected supporters of Kuomintang presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu follow the online counting of ballots in Kaohsiung on January 11. The party was defeated in the last two presidential elections, before the Kaohsiung mayoral setback in August. Photo: EPA-EFE

Letters | Taiwan’s KMT get a wake-up call with Kaohsiung mayoral rout

  • KMT’s multiple electoral failures are just the tip of the iceberg – the problem is incapable leadership. The party must seek reform or risk irrelevance

Topic |   Taiwan
Dejected supporters of Kuomintang presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu follow the online counting of ballots in Kaohsiung on January 11. The party was defeated in the last two presidential elections, before the Kaohsiung mayoral setback in August. Photo: EPA-EFEDejected supporters of Kuomintang presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu follow the online counting of ballots in Kaohsiung on January 11. The party was defeated in the last two presidential elections, before the Kaohsiung mayoral setback in August. Photo: EPA-EFE
Dejected supporters of Kuomintang presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu follow the online counting of ballots in Kaohsiung on January 11. The party was defeated in the last two presidential elections, before the Kaohsiung mayoral setback in August. Photo: EPA-EFE
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