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TaiwanTsai Ing-wenWins Election

Elected

16 Jan, 2016

Taiwan elects its first female president. Ms. Tsai leads a party that seeks full independence from China. In her victory speech she thanked the U. S. and Japan for their support of Taiwan, and vowed to maintain the status quo between the two nations, warning that:

any forms of suppression will harm the stability of cross-strait relations.

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