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Behind in Polls, Taiwan's Pro-China Party Switches Presidential Candidates

Taiwan’s ruling Nationalist Party picked a new presidential candidate Saturday in an effort to improve its standing in the polls. The party that advocates strong ties with Taiwan’s old rival China is lagging just three months before the election. Its new nominee is given a strong chance of narrowing that gap. Ralph Jennings has the story from Taipei.   The Nationalist Party, which has ruled Taiwan for nearly eight years, removed veteran legislator Hung Hsiu-chu as its nominee for...

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