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

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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.

English Publication Date: September 2, 2013 Source: Minivan News Country: Maldives

State broadcaster Television Maldives on Sunday aired a live question and answer session with the four candidates contesting the September 7 presidential election.

English Publication Date: August 25, 2013 Source: Focus Taiwan Country: Taiwan

A senior aide to Presidential Ma Ying-jeou said Sunday that the Presidential Office will cooperate fully once the organizer of a proposed debate between the president and an opposition leader decides on a date.

Spanish Publication Date: August 24, 2013 Source: BioBioChile Country: Chile

Marco Enríquez-Ominami invitó a los candidatos presidenciales a realizar una serie de debates a nivel regional y nacional, para conocer las propuestas puntuales por cada sector del país. La candidata de la Alianza, Evelyn Matthei, afirmó que se...

Spanish Publication Date: August 24, 2013 Source: La Nación (Chile) Country: Chile

La candidata presidencial de la Alianza, Evelyn Matthei, mantiene el interés de debates en que no participen los 9 inscritos en la carrera a La Moneda, en línea con el interés de su sector de que sostenga algunos de estos incluso sólo con su...

English Publication Date: August 21, 2013 Source: BBC News Country: Australia

Australia's election rivals have faced off in an occasionally heated second election debate, less than three weeks before the polls.

Spanish Publication Date: August 16, 2013 Source: El Tipógrafo (Chile) Country: Chile

El comando del candidato presidencial Franco Parisi respondió al llamado de la abanderada de la UDI, Evelyn Matthei, para hacer debates en todo el país con Michelle Bachelet.