Veteran politician is new Taiwan opposition leader

first_img New high school in Mesa lets students pick career paths 5 people who need to visit the Ultrastar Multi-tainment Center Top holiday drink recipes Many Taiwanese voters back Ma’s efforts to improve relations with China.China and Taiwan split amid civil war in 1949. China considers Taiwan a part of its territory and has accused the opposition party of seeking formal independence.(Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.) Comments   Share   Meghan McCain to release audiobook on conservatism, family 4 ways to protect your company from cyber breachescenter_img TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) – Veteran politician Su Tseng-chang has been elected chairman of Taiwan’s main opposition party.A lawyer by training and a former premier, Su takes a more pragmatic attitude toward China than many colleagues in the Democratic Progressive Party who support Taiwan’s formal independence.Su was elected Sunday after the previous party chief stepped down after losing the island’s presidential election in January to incumbent Ma Ying-jeou. More Valley freeways to be closed this weekend for improvements Top Stories Sponsored Stories Think Tank analyzes the second round of Democratic debateslast_img