14 Jan 2020

Taiwan Election Upset

From Summer Times 2020/2021, 9:20 am on 14 January 2020

Taiwan's election this week delivered a win for the incumbent  president Tsai Ing-wen, who opposes a closer relationship with China and has taken a bullish approach to Chinese intervention in Taiwan. To explain what's going on in Taiwan and look at the context of its relationship with China we're joined by the East Asia correspondent for DW News William. 

Tsai Ing-wen, current president of the Republic of China, declares her election victory after being shoo-in for the Taiwanese Presidential Election in front of her supporters in Taipei City, Taiwan on January 11, 2020.

Photo: AFP / The Yomiuri Shimbun

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