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Taiwan Ex-VP Calls For March 23 Public Holiday

Source: Taiwan News Online (Taipei)
Posted: Thursday, March 18, 2010

Former Taiwan Vice President, Annette Lu, has called for March 23 to be celebrated as National Sovereignty and Independence Memorial Day to mark the anniversary of the first direct presidential elections in 1996.

Former VP Lu said that she had chosen March 18 for her announcement as it is the 10th anniversary of the first democratic change of power in Taiwan history.

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