Han Kuo-yu, the opposition candidate in this year’s Taiwanese presidential election, has been removed as mayor of the city of Kaohsiung. Photo: Reuters Han Kuo-yu, the opposition candidate in this year’s Taiwanese presidential election, has been removed as mayor of the city of Kaohsiung. Photo: Reuters
Han Kuo-yu, the opposition candidate in this year’s Taiwanese presidential election, has been removed as mayor of the city of Kaohsiung. Photo: Reuters
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Han Kuo-yu’s downfall a lesson in Taiwan politics

  • The ousted Kaohsiung mayor tried to run before he could walk by taking on the seasoned Tsai Ing-wen in island’s presidential election

Han Kuo-yu, the opposition candidate in this year’s Taiwanese presidential election, has been removed as mayor of the city of Kaohsiung. Photo: Reuters Han Kuo-yu, the opposition candidate in this year’s Taiwanese presidential election, has been removed as mayor of the city of Kaohsiung. Photo: Reuters
Han Kuo-yu, the opposition candidate in this year’s Taiwanese presidential election, has been removed as mayor of the city of Kaohsiung. Photo: Reuters
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