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Taiwan's Tsai confirms she will seek reelection in 2020

Feb 19, 2019 - 7:29 PM

'It's natural that any sitting president wants to do more for the country and wants to finish things on his or her agenda,' Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen says

2020 BID. Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen arrives for a press conference at the Presidential Palace after the national flag raising ceremony in Taipei on January 1, 2019. Photo by Sam Yeh/AFP

China state media warn Taiwan president-elect against 'hypocrisy'

Jan 18, 2016 - 2:30 PM

She has a responsibility to keep the peaceful development of cross Straits relations on track

LEADING WOMAN. Taiwan president-elect Tsai Ing-wen (L) waves to supporters after winning the presidential elections, in Taipei, Taiwan, January 16, 2016. Jerome Favre/EPA

Taiwan's Tsai Ing-wen warns China after landslide victory

Jan 17, 2016 - 1:19 AM

Our democratic system national identity and international space must be respected Any forms of suppression will harm the stability of cross strait relations

PRESIDENT-ELECT. Taiwan president-elect Tsai Ing-wen addresses members of the media after winning the election on January 16, 2016. Jerome Favre/EPA

Tsai Ing-wen becomes Taiwan president in landslide victory

Jan 16, 2016 - 7:35 PM

3rd UPDATE Tsai will become the island s first female president Meanwhile the ruling KMT party loses its parliamentary majority for the first time

NEW PRESIDENT. Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) presidential candidate Tsai Ing-wen casts her vote in New Taipei City on January 16, 2016. Philippe Lopez/AFP

'Super weekend' rallies in Taiwan ahead of presidential vote

Jan 10, 2016 - 2:13 AM

It is the last weekend of campaigning before Taiwan chooses a president next Saturday January 16

TAIWAN VOTE. A supporter gestures next to a campaign flag of Tsai Ing-wen, presidential candidate for Taiwan's main opposition Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), during a rally in southern Kaohsiung on January 9, 2016. Sam Yeh/AFP

China's Xi warns against Taiwan independence – Xinhua

May 04, 2015 - 5:13 PM

But both sides stress there is a single China a key concept for Beijing which is constantly wary of the potential for Taiwan eventually to go its own way and declare independence

MEETING IN BEIJING. A handout photo released by Taiwan's ruling party the Chinese Nationalist Party (Kuomintang or KMT), shows Chinese President Xi Jinping (R), in his capacity as secretary-general of the Chinese Communist Party, meet with KMT Chairman Eric Chu (L) in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China, May 4, 2015. KMT/EPA

Taiwan's embattled ruling party looks to new leader to turn tide

Jan 17, 2015 - 8:19 PM

Rising star Eric Chu who stood unopposed is seen as as a safe pair of hands to strike the delicate balance of building relations with China and appeasing a frustrated electorate

NEXT PRESIDENT? New Taipei City Mayor Eric Chu (C) speaks to reporters after casting his vote in the ruling party KMT's election in New Taipei City, Taiwan, 17 January 2015. Photo by David Chang/EPA