What does Tsai Ing-wen's landslide Taiwan election win mean for tense China relations?

THE newly elected pro-independence president won a landslide victory in the Taiwanese election - with China fearing it could lose its grip on the state.

Ms Tsai’s Democrtatic Progressive Party won a huge 8.1 million votes, the largest of any candidate in Taiwanese history on January 11.A member of the Pan Green Coalition, a loose grouping of political parties that back Taiwanese independence, the President herself views Taiwan’s de facto independence as removing the need for a formal declaration of independence, which would cross a red line for Beijing.

Dr Jonathan Sullivan, the Director...
source: Express

2020-01-19 22:20
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