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DPP would grant China less ‘weight’: Joseph Wu

COME TOGETHER:The former DPP official said he expected Ma to realign his cross-strait stance during the presidential campaign to resemble the DPP’s

By William Lowther  /  Staff Reporter in WASHINGTON

With polls showing the majority of Taiwanese supporting the “status quo,” under which Taiwan has de facto independence, the newspaper said “the political costs of pushing for what Beijing wants — new talks on politics and military relations — are likely too high for any Taiwanese leader to risk.”

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