In her opening statement, Tsai Ing-wen outlined her accomplishments over the past three years. Photo: AP

Taiwan election: DPP presidential candidates Tsai Ing-wen and William Lai face off in sole scheduled debate

  • Incumbent says if re-elected she will push tax reforms and strengthen defence industry
  • Lai says he is against Hong Kong model of ‘one country, two systems’ and peace treaty with China
Topic |   Taiwan

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In her opening statement, Tsai Ing-wen outlined her accomplishments over the past three years. Photo: AP
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Taiwan presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu is joined by about 150,000 supporters at a rally in Taipei on Saturday. Photo: AFP

Kaoshiung mayor Han Kuo-yu enters Taiwan’s presidential race

  • Politician won a landslide victory in November’s local elections and is regarded as Beijing’s preferred candidate for the island’s top post
  • Former businessman, who attracted the support of 150,000 people at a rally last weekend, already ahead of incumbent Tsai Ing-wen in polls
Topic |   Taiwan elections 2020

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Taiwan presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu is joined by about 150,000 supporters at a rally in Taipei on Saturday. Photo: AFP
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