- Dec 22 Tue 2009 15:53
- Dec 06 Sun 2009 11:08
Opposition Scores Gains in Taiwan Local Elections
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) -- Taiwan's pro-independence opposition put in a strong showing in local elections, clawing its way back to respectability after two crushing defeats.
With all votes counted in Saturday's elections, the opposition Democratic Progressive Party held onto its three county magistracy positions -- equivalent to governorships -- and won back one other from the ruling Nationalists.