Eric Chu has stepped down as mayor of New Taipei City after holding the post for the maximum two terms, and immediately announced his intention to run for president in Taiwan’s 2020 elections. Photo: Bloomberg

Taiwan presidency in KMT Eric Chu’s sights but it’s a long way to 2020

  • Popular mayor of New Taipei City steps down and wastes no time in starting his election race
  • Analysts identify at least five major obstacles he must overcome
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Eric Chu has stepped down as mayor of New Taipei City after holding the post for the maximum two terms, and immediately announced his intention to run for president in Taiwan’s 2020 elections. Photo: Bloomberg
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