Wed, Nov 01, 2000 - Page 1 News List

Opposition recall drive gaining strength

NEW CRISIS Opposition parties continue to gather signatures on a petition to recall Chen, while the DPP says it has a trick up its sleeve to prevent that from happening

By Joyce Huang  /  STAFF REPORTER

Trying to mend the political standoff, secretary-general to the president Yu Shyi-kun yesterday afternoon paid a courtesy call on the speaker of the Legislative Yuan Wang Jin-pyng (王金平), delivering a message from the president which emphasized the importance of maintaining political stability.

Wang met with former president Lee on Monday night and there was speculation that Chen would try to garner Lee's support by paying him a visit.

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