TAIWAN OPPOSITION PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE LIEN CHAN WAVES TO SUPPORTERS IN TAIPEI.
Taiwan opposition presidential candidate Lien Chan greets supporters before announcing a merger plan with the People First Party at party headquarters in Taipei on May 19, 2004. Lien and the People First Party chairman James Soong formed a joint presidential ticket but failed to unseat incumbent Chen Shui-bian in March. Chen is scheduled to take office on May 20. REUTERS/Richard Chung AH/SH