Wed, Jan 04, 2006 - Page 3 News List

Chen-Wang row rumors denied

NOT TRUE The Presidential Office denied a rumored spat between the legislative speaker and the president and reiterated that Wang had not been asked to be premier

By Chiu Yu-tzu and Ko Shu-ling  /  STAFF REPORTER

"Since Ma is thinking about running in the 2008 presidential election, he should consider the possibility of becoming the next premier," Lin said, quoting Lien's remarks.

Director of Lien's office Ting Yuan-chao (丁遠超), however, denied that Lien had made such remarks.

Additional reporting by Mo Yan-chih

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