A presidential debate for the Jan. 11 elections is to be held on Dec. 29 and broadcast by Public Television Service (PTS), several news organizations announced yesterday.
The candidates would field questions by journalists from the Central News Agency and the Chinese-language Apple Daily, Liberty Times, United Daily News and China Times newspapers, PTS News Network producer and debate host Chen Hsin-tsung (陳信聰) told a news conference.
The news outlets were joined at the conference by SET-TV, Formosa TV, TVBS and CtiTV News — which are to jointly broadcast the debate along with PTS — as well as representatives from the campaign offices of the three presidential candidates.
The debate would be divided into four segments and run from 2pm to 4:30pm, Chen said.
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