Taiwan polls: Stop smear campaign against Tsai, KMT legislators told

(From Taipei Times)

The Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has said that allegations of land speculation against its presidential candidate Tsai Ing-wen by Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT) legislators over the past few days were abhorrent election smear tactics, and called on KMT presidential candidate Eric Chu to live up to his promise of a clean campaign.

Tsai Ing-wen

Tsai Ing-wen

DPP spokesperson Wang Min-sheng said at a news conference on Friday that the information provided by the KMT on the size, price, buyer and which plot of land was sold were all erroneous, demonstrating that all allegations are false.

“It is clear the KMT is fabricating information like charlatans,” Wang said, calling on Chu to keep his campaign staff in line and to cease a smear campaign comprised of baseless accusations.Read More

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