Supporters of Kaohsiung mayor Han Kuo-yu, from the Kuomintang, hold Taiwanese flags during a campaign event in Taipei on June 1. Photo: AFP

Taiwan’s DPP and KMT launch primaries for 2020 presidential elections

  • Candidates announced in what is being seen as a showdown between the self-ruled island’s pro-independence and pro-unification camps
  • Popular Kaohsiung mayor Han Kuo-yu is ahead of other potential contenders – including Tsai Ing-wen – in most opinion polls
Topic |   Taiwan elections 2020

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Supporters of Kaohsiung mayor Han Kuo-yu, from the Kuomintang, hold Taiwanese flags during a campaign event in Taipei on June 1. Photo: AFP
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