Former New Taipei City mayor Eric Chu Li-luan, now seeking the KMT candidacy for a run at the Taiwanese presidency next year, is keen to rekindle the friendship Ma Ying-jeou enjoyed with Beijing a decade ago. Photo: CNA

Taiwanese presidential hopeful Eric Chu Li-luan says KMT will end Tsai’s confrontation with Beijing

  • Former New Taipei mayor takes Ma Ying-jeou era as blueprint for ties with Beijing
  • Analysts say Chu’s hopes for Xi Jinping summit send an ‘amicable message’
Topic |   Taiwan elections 2020

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Former New Taipei City mayor Eric Chu Li-luan, now seeking the KMT candidacy for a run at the Taiwanese presidency next year, is keen to rekindle the friendship Ma Ying-jeou enjoyed with Beijing a decade ago. Photo: CNA
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Terry Gou said his success in business made him the best candidate to lead Taiwan. Photo: EPA-EFE

Foxconn’s Terry Gou: I want to be Taiwan’s president, not running mate

  • Tycoon says he is the most qualified to be the island’s leader and is ‘not the deputy type of person’
  • He faces stiff competition in primaries to select the Kuomintang challenger to Tsai Ing-wen
Topic |   Taiwan

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Terry Gou said his success in business made him the best candidate to lead Taiwan. Photo: EPA-EFE
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