Taipei Times: CEC releases election candidates’ asset declarations

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Tsai has NT$48.77 million (US$1.6 million) in cash savings, NT$4.14 million in company shares, and NT$1.1 million in other investments, the data showed.

In the remarks section of her report, Tsai wrote that she entrusted a lawyer to establish an account for the funds she received as political donations for the 2012 presidential election, and that the funds — amounting to NT$1.7 million — would be donated to the Thinking Taiwan Foundation and other organizations.

Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜), the Chinese Nationalist Party’s (KMT) candidate, reported NT$31.89 million in savings, NT$14.25 million in company shares and NT$11.94 million in beneficiary certificates.

His wife, Lee Chia-fen (李佳芬), reported NT$10 million of investments in family-owned firm Han Lin Fang Construction (翰霖坊建設), and NT$12.35 million in debts.

In the remarks section the couple wrote that they had paid NT$15 million for Han’s election deposit, and had received NT$6.72 million in political donations.

They did not report any real-estate assets.

Former president Chen Shui-bian (陳水扁), a Taiwan Action Party Alliance legislator-at-large nominee, reported various assets, but next to each item wrote: “All of my assets have been seized by the special investigators of the Republic of China Supreme Court.”

Chinese Unity Promotion Party founder and legislator-at-large nominee Chang An-le (張安樂) reported cash savings of NT$500,000 and non-deposited cash of NT$500,000.

All his other assets were in China, including property in Shenzhen worth NT$40 million and cash savings worth about NT$2.16 million, he wrote.

Donovan: The following is incorrect, it was Guo Kuan-ying who said he represents the CCP, Wu Sz-huai is the guy seen rising to the PRC national anthem at an event with Xi Jinping (unclear if he sang it or not) and who gave tips on a TV program on how the PRC could defeat the US in a war.

KMT legislator-at-large nominee Wu Sz-huai (吳斯懷) — a retired lieutenant general who has sparked controversy for saying that he intends to “represent the Chinese Communist Party to monitor the elections of Taiwan Province” — reported NT$43 million in assets.

Among his assets Wu Sz-huai reported five foundations in his name.

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