The Kuomintang’s new chairman Johnny Chiang has many challenges to face over the next 14 months. Photo: EPA-EFE The Kuomintang’s new chairman Johnny Chiang has many challenges to face over the next 14 months. Photo: EPA-EFE
The Kuomintang’s new chairman Johnny Chiang has many challenges to face over the next 14 months. Photo: EPA-EFE

Can Johnny Chiang save Taiwan’s troubled Kuomintang party?

  • He may have won the KMT’s leadership election, but the 48-year-old politician has only 14 months to resolve its financial and election woes
  • If Chiang is to be anything more than a transitional leader he must win the public’s trust and re-establish strong ties with Beijing, observers say

Topic |   Taiwan
The Kuomintang’s new chairman Johnny Chiang has many challenges to face over the next 14 months. Photo: EPA-EFE The Kuomintang’s new chairman Johnny Chiang has many challenges to face over the next 14 months. Photo: EPA-EFE
The Kuomintang’s new chairman Johnny Chiang has many challenges to face over the next 14 months. Photo: EPA-EFE
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