Clock ticking as Taiwan opposition bicker over joint presidency bid


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TAIPEI, Nov 18 (Reuters) - A potential joint bid for Taiwan's presidency by the island's two main opposition parties was in disarray on Saturday as they bickered on how to agree on who will run for president with time running out to make a decision. The issue of China, which views Taiwan as its territory, looms over the Jan. 13 parliamentary and presidential elections. China has stepped up military and political pressure, including high-profile war games, to press the island to accept its sovereignty claim, which Taiwan rejects. After weeks of sometimes acrimonious talks on joining up for the presidential...