This page highlights recent news and analysis on candidate debates from the international press.

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Spanish Publication Date: September 23, 2013 Source: El Dínamo Country: Chile

Debido a la cantidad de aspirantes a La Moneda este año, se planteó la posibilidad de realizar una doble jornada, que no contempla interacción entre los postulantes.

English Publication Date: September 22, 2013 Source: Minivan News Country: Maldives

The Maldives Broadcasting Corporation (MBC) has announced that it has cancelled the scheduled presidential debate between the two candidates competing in the run-off election of the presidential election, which had originally been scheduled to...

English Publication Date: September 19, 2013 Source: Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty Country: Azerbaijan

The second televised debate ahead of Azerbaijan's October presidential election was interrupted when one of the nine candidates on stage hurled a bottle of water at the main opposition candidate, Camil Hasanli. 

Spanish Publication Date: September 12, 2013 Source: La Nación (Costa Rica) Country: Costa Rica

Las redes sociales preparan su arsenal para “bombardear” con consultas a los candidatos a la presidencia, quienes deberán contestarlas durante los debates televisivos “Costa Rica Elige”, que alista el Tribunal Supremo de Elecciones (TSE).

Spanish Publication Date: September 12, 2013 Source: La Tercera (Chile) Country: Chile

Múltiples reuniones y análisis de formatos de debates realizados en el extranjero fueron algunas de las actividades que realizaron los miembros del directorio de la Asociación Nacional de...

English Publication Date: September 11, 2013 Source: Focus Taiwan Country: Taiwan

The Democratic Progressive Party's (DPP's) withdrawal from a planned televised debate on a cross-strait service trade pact is "irresponsible," an aide to President Ma Ying-jeou criticized Wednesday.

English Publication Date: September 11, 2013 Source: Focus Taiwan Country: Taiwan

Su Tseng-chang, chairman of the opposition Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), will not participate in a previously announced televised debate against President Ma Ying-jeou over a service trade pact with China due to recent political...

English Publication Date: September 11, 2013 Source: Focus Taiwan Country: Taiwan

A debate on a service trade pact with China between President Ma Ying-jeou and opposition Democratic Progressive Party Chairman Su Tseng-chang may not take place as scheduled because of the fallout from a controversial influence peddling case....

Spanish Publication Date: September 3, 2013 Source: El Morrocotudo (Chile) Country: Chile

1500 firmas online busca reunir la petición ciudadana a Televisión Nacional de Chile, donde solicitan que la estación pública realice una cobertura igualitaria a las y los candidatos presidenciales, así como impulse debates entre las y los...

English Publication Date: September 2, 2013 Source: ABC (Australia) Country: Australia

The Country Liberals candidate for Lingiari has declined to participate in a debate on Alice Springs local radio tomorrow.