Long-time adversaries Wang Jin-pyng (left) and then Taipei mayor Ma Ying-jeou campaign for the KMT leadership in 2005. Photo: AFP

Ma Ying-jeou drops appeal, allowing speaker Wang Jin-pyng to keep role

Move seen as another blow for the island's president, who is unlikely to heal rift in KMT

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Long-time adversaries Wang Jin-pyng (left) and then Taipei mayor Ma Ying-jeou campaign for the KMT leadership in 2005. Photo: AFP
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