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KMT to elect new party chief

Updated: 2013-05-29 22:17
( Xinhua)

TAIPEI - The ruling Chinese Kuomintang Party (KMT) in Taiwan is scheduled to elect a new chairperson in July, it was decided at a top-level KMT meeting on Wednesday.

Potential candidates are required to submit their applications from June 20 to 21. Party members will cast their ballots from July 20 and the result will be announced on July 22.

KMT Chairman Ma Ying-jeou stressed fair play during the election at Wednesday's meeting, saying guest-feting or gift-giving must be banned during the process.

Ma was twice elected the party's chairman, first in 2005 and then 2009.