TAIWAN PRESIDENT CHEN SHUI-BIAN CHEERS AT A NEWS CONFERENCE IN TAIPEI.
Taiwan President Chen Shui-bian cheers at a news conference in Taipei
on December 10, 2003 after being confirmed as the Democratic
Progressive Party's (DPP) candidate for the 2004 presidential election.
Chen reiterated his plan to hold a referendum alongside the election,
despite opposition from China and a blunt warning from U.S. President
George W. Bush. Beside Chen are Secretary General of the DPP, Chang
Chun-hsiung (L) and Taiwan Premier Yu Shyi-kun. REUTERS/Simon Kwong