Mr. Han has argued that Taiwan and China are in the same country, and argued that closer ties with China would boost Taiwan's economy. However, its tone has changed in the wake of the recent wave of big protests in Hong Kong, with residents demonstrating against a bill that allowed for deliveries to mainland China and police abuse during the protests.
Coming Soon, June After one of the biggest protest marches in Hong Kong, Mr. Han said that if Taiwan were elected president, it would only be governed by China's "one country, two systems" proposal "over my corpse". Despite the comments, the pro The Chinese news media in Taiwan have continued to support his candidacy.
The speculation that Mr. Gou could start a presidential campaign as an independent is widespread. Although he appears to have lost convincing evidence against Mr. Han, the type of public poll, which also included members from third parties, led to the suspicion that Ms. Tsai's supporters said they had supported Mr. Han and considered him a weaker opponent of Ms. Han. Tsai as Mr. Gou.
In addition to a possible independent offer from Mr. Gou, Taipei Independent Mayor Ko Wen-je may also announce his candidacy for the January election. If they both took part in the race, it would most likely benefit Ms. Tsai, since they are more friendly with Mr. Han than China, and Ms. Tsai would most likely split the voters who prefer closer ties with China. 19659002] Despite his victory, Mr. Han faces challenges within his own party, the Kuomintang. After engaging as the "common people's president" and promising to make Taiwanese rich without giving details of what he intends to do, he now has to win the party elite.
"Well trained Kuomintang elites Maybe you do not want to support Han openly," Wang said. "He needs to focus on issues that these elites want to work with."