Former premier William Lai will run as Tsai Ing-wen’s vice-president in Taiwan’s upcoming election. Photo: EPA-EFE

Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen chooses former premier William Lai as running mate

  • Lai says he agreed to team up with Tsai to ‘continue to show the ray of light of democracy, show the way for Hong Kong and illuminate the world’
  • Beijing tabloid once called for him to be arrested after he described himself as a ‘Taiwan independence worker’
Topic |   Taiwan elections 2020

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Former premier William Lai will run as Tsai Ing-wen’s vice-president in Taiwan’s upcoming election. Photo: EPA-EFE
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Taiwanese presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu says he can get talks with Beijing back on track without surrendering to threats. Photo: AP

Taiwan presidential hopeful Han Kuo-yu says ‘no peace deal with Beijing until threats end’

  • Kuomintang representative denies being mainland’s ‘preferred candidate’, but says he has the skills to put cross-straits talks back on track
  • Han also urges Hong Kong to introduce general elections so that residents ‘can elect the people they want’
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Taiwanese presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu says he can get talks with Beijing back on track without surrendering to threats. Photo: AP
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