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Possible contenders for Taiwan’s presidency

(Clockwise from top left) The Democratic Progressive Party's Mr William Lai, Kuomintang's Mr Eric Chu and Mr Hou Yu-ih, and the Taiwan People’s Party's Dr Ko Wen-je. PHOTOS: WILLIAM LAI/FACEBOOK, REUTERS, COURTESY OF HOU YU-IH’S PRESS TEAM, KO WEN-JE/FACEBOOK
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TAIPEI – The successor to President Tsai Ing-wen, who must step down in 2024 at the end of her two-term limit, would have wide implications on Taiwan’s future amid Beijing’s increased diplomatic and military aggression towards the island.

As the various political parties in Taiwan prepare themselves for the presidential race, The Straits Times looks at some possible top contenders.

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