Chao Shao-kang roots for ex-Kaohsiung mayor on likely KMT head bid

BCC chairman Chao Shao-kangsaid on Tuesday that he would fully support former Kaohsiung mayor Han Kuo-yu should he run for KMT chairman.  (Photo courtesy of NOWnews)

TAIPEI (The China Post ) — Broadcasting Corporation of China (BCC, 中國廣播公司Chairman Chao Shao-kang (趙少康) said on Tuesday that he would fully support former Kaohsiung mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜should he decide to run for Kuomintang’s (KMT, 國民黨) chairman election.  

The BCC chairman, who cannot join the election himself because of by the KMT’s “one-year clause,” voiced his support for the ex-mayor who he said had first backed his decision.  

Han has yet to announce his intentions whether to vie for the coveted seat.

As the competition for the re-election of KMT party chairman intensifies, only incumbent chairman Johnny Chiang (江啟臣) has voiced his intentions to run so far. 

Former New Taipei City Mayor Eric Chou (朱立倫) is also poised to make an official statement sometime soon.