Han Kuo-yu

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Han Kuo-yu: Taiwanese political figure
Daniel Han Kuo-yu is a Taiwanese politician. He was a member of the Legislative Yuan from 1993 to 2002, representing a portion of Taipei County for three terms. He later became general manager of Taipei Agricultural Products Marketing Corporation. In 2017, Han contested the Kuomintang chairmanship, losing to Wu Den-yih. Han was elected Mayor of Kaohsiung in November 2018, and became the first Kuomintang politician since Wu in 1998 to hold the office. Han and Chang San-cheng represented the KMT in the 2020 Taiwanese presidential election, losing to Tsai Ing-wen and William Lai.


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TAIPEI: Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen has won a second term, signaling strong voter support for her tough stance against China. Tsai defeated two challengers in Saturday's election - Han Kuo-yu of..
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Taiwan opposition candidate admits defeat in presidential election

Taiwan opposition candidate Han Kuo-yu conceded defeat on Saturday in the island's presidential election, offering his congratulations to President Tsai Ing-wen for winning re-election.
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Taiwan goes to the polls, as voters factor in candidates' stance on China

Early results from Taiwanese television networks and the Election Commission showed President Tsai Ing-wen leading her closest challenger, Han Kuo-yu of the Nationalist Party, in Saturday's..
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Taiwan election: Tsai bids for second term against contender Han

The contest between President Tsai and "everyman" Han Kuo-yu will shape Taiwan-China relations.
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Taiwan's China-friendly presidential hopeful faces backlash in divided south

In balmy southern Taiwan, with its rural hamlets, industrial belts and slower-paced cities, a rising tide of residents are pushing back against opposition presidential hopeful Han Kuo-yu, fearing he'll..
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Taiwan president: Island's democracy under threat from China

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TAIPEI, (TAIWAN): Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen said Sunday that the self-governing island's democracy remains under direct threat from rival China, underscoring her calls for closer ties with the..
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Taiwan opposition candidate calls for return to one China formula

Taiwan’s opposition presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu called on Thursday for a return to a consensus with the mainland that there is only one China, but rejected Beijing’s formula for Hong..
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KMT candidate Han Kuo-yu faces uphill battle in Taiwan presidential race

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After a convincing win in the opposition Kuomintang primaries, Taiwanese presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu faces challenges that could cost him the election if he fails to tackle them, according to..
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How China Will Dominate Taiwan’s 2020 Presidential Election Campaign

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Taiwan’s presidential race kicked off Monday with China the top issue as a Beijing-friendly mayor won the chief opposition party’s primary to face an incumbent who wants Beijing to keep a distance...
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Taiwan: Foxconn founder Terry Gou defeated in opposition party's presidential primary

taiwan: foxconn founder terry gou defeated in opposition party's presidential primary
A China-friendly mayor in Taiwan on Monday won the opposition party's nomination for the 2020 presidential election beating Foxconn founder Terry Gou and posting a direct challenge to President Tsai..
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Kaohsiung mayor wins opposition party's nomination for Taiwan's 2020 presidential election

The mayor of Taiwan's southern port city Han Kuo-yu on Monday won the opposition party's hotly contested nomination for the 2020 presidential election, posting a direct challenge to President Tsai..
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Taiwan presidential hopeful Han Kuo-yu left at sea by fiasco over ‘shipping route to mainland’

taiwan presidential hopeful han kuo-yu left at sea by fiasco over ‘shipping route to mainland’
Han Kuo-yu’s Kaohsiung city government has come under fire as he vies to be Taiwan’s next president, after it appeared to endorse a new shipping route to mainland China that has no licence to..
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China-friendly mayor of Taiwan's Kaohsiung city, Han Kuo-yu, to contest country's upcoming presidential election against Terry Gou

Han Kuo-yu, who seized the mayoralty of southern Kaohsiung city, in Taiwan, from the ruling party in a shock victory last year, was among the five candidates announced on Monday by the Opposition..
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