New KMT leader Wu Den-yih faces an uphill battle ahead of next year’s local government elections. Photo: CNA

KMT pulls pro-unification plank from party platform

Taiwan’s opposition party withdraws backing for peace treaty talks with the mainland

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New KMT leader Wu Den-yih faces an uphill battle ahead of next year’s local government elections. Photo: CNA
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Lawrence Chung

Lawrence Chung

Lawrence Chung covers major news in Taiwan, ranging from presidential and parliament elections to killer earthquakes and typhoons. Most of his reports focus on Taiwan’s relations with China, specifically on the impact and possible developments of cross-strait relations under the pro-independence Democratic Progressive Party and mainland-friendly Kuomintang governments. Before starting work at the South China Morning Post in 2006, he wrote for Reuters and AFP for more than 12 years.