Taiwan opposition parties deadlocked over presidential candidate

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A potential joint ticket for Taiwan’s presidency by the two main opposition parties was in disarray after the smaller of the two said no consensus had been reached on how to use opinion polls to make that decision. After weeks of sometimes acrimonious talks on joining up for the presidential election, the Kuomintang (KMT) and the much smaller Taiwan People’s party (TPP) agreed on Wednesday to look at an aggregate of opinion polls to decide which party’s candidate would run as president and which as vice-president. In a brief statement, the TPP said that after late night talks on Friday...