Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je waves to supporters as he announces the launch of the Taiwan People’s Party on Tuesday. Photo: EPA-EFE

Popular Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je offers ‘another choice’ with launch of new political party

  • Ko, a former trauma surgeon who is known as something of a maverick, says he wants to change political culture with Taiwan People’s Party
  • Speculation is rife that he could run as a presidential candidate in January, or team up with Taiwan’s richest man, Foxconn founder Terry Gou
Topic |   Taiwan elections 2020

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Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je waves to supporters as he announces the launch of the Taiwan People’s Party on Tuesday. Photo: EPA-EFE
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