Taipei mayor aims to cement ties, learn from Singapore

NEW Taipei Mayor Hou Yuih said today on the final day of a four-day visit to Singapore that his trip was aimed at reinforcing relations with the city state and learning from it.

Singapore news media saw the visit as an opportunity for Hou to brandish his credentials as the potential presidential nominee of the opposition Kuomintang (KMT) in Taiwan’s next presidential election scheduled for January 2024.