Taipei Times: 2020 Elections: Veteran leader needed, Soong says

Taiwan needs an experienced master to solve its problems, not more empty promises from the Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT) or the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), People First Party (PFP) chairman and presidential candidate James Soong (宋楚瑜) said yesterday. … As president, he would be willing to talk with China, he said, adding that a stable […]

Taiwan Today: Three TV policy presentations set for presidential election

Three televised policy presentations will be staged later this month for the three candidates contesting the 15th ROC (Taiwan) presidential election, according to the Cabinet-level Central Election Commission Dec. 11. The first event is set for Dec. 18 at 7 p.m. and will be broadcast by Chinese Television System Inc., with the other two on […]

Taipei Times: 2020 Elections: Candidates draw ballot numbers

… PFP Secretary-General Lee Hung-chun (李鴻鈞), who drew No. 1 on behalf of the party’s candidates, said the party would consider any number lucky. … Soong was also listed No. 1 on the ballot in the 2000 presidential election, which he lost by a thin margin, Lee said. “The result in the 2000 presidential election […]

Taipei Times: KMT picked the wrong man: Soong

… “[Kaohsiung Mayor] Han [Kuo-yu (韓國瑜)] has neither the qualities nor the administrative experience to win the election,” Soong told political commentator Lan Hsuan (蘭萱) on her morning radio talk show. Selecting Han as the KMT’s candidate was like “asking someone who cannot drive to drive on the freeways” or “asking someone who has never […]