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Ma picks Wu as vice presidential candidate

2011/06/19 10:45:12

Taipei, June 19 (CNA) President Ma Ying-jeou, who is seeking re-election in 2012, announced Sunday that Premier Wu Den-yih will serve as his running mate.

The presidential election will take place in January.

Ma, of the ruling Kuomintang, will be challenged by Tsai Ing-wen, the chairwoman of the opposition Democratic Progressive Party.

(By Alex Jiang)