President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) yesterday said that she only has one word for anyone attempting to lead Taiwan into accepting China’s “one country, two systems” formula: Impossible.
“Attaching importance to the economy, care for the elderly and children, and Taiwan’s security is the ‘Tsai Ing-wen path,’” she said at a campaign event in Hsinchu City.
Separately yesterday, Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜), the KMT’s presidential candidate, pledged that if he is elected on Jan. 11, his administration would subsidize national pension premiums for people who are physically challenged.
At separate event for young people, the audience asked why he seems to often make blunders when he is talking.
Han said: “99.999 percent of my talks are motivational and the media only take the 0.001 percent when I am being frank and outspoken and blow it up.”
The KMT is faced with an electoral battle that is not fair in terms of resources and information, Han said, adding that Taiwan’s democracy has regressed and 90 percent of the media are under the DPP’s control.
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