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Taiwan to launch controversial probe into party assets

Opposition KMT, which has faced questions about its vast wealth, blasts move
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 05:50
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Ms Tsai repeatedly challenged the legitimacy of the KMT's assets in her presidential campaign.

Taipei

TAIWAN is to launch an official investigation into the ill-gotten assets of political parties in a move blasted by the opposition Kuomintang (KMT) as persecution.

The move comes after Beijing-sceptic President Tsai Ing-wen took power in May, marking the end of an eight-year