domingo, 17 de janeiro de 2016

Opposition wins Taiwan presidential

Elected the first woman President of Taiwan: Tsai Ing-wen, Democratic Progressive Party leader, won ...

The leader of the main opposition party, the Democratic Progressive Party, which reaches a historic victory, will have achieved around 60% of the votes against 30. Eric Chu, supported by the head of State at the end of the mandate, has taken the defeat in a vote that could jeopardise the maintenance of peace with China. Beijing considers the island as a breakaway province that can be retaken by force if necessary.

Taiwan elections: KMT’s Eric Chu concedes defeat

Tsai Ing-wen, the f irst woman President of this State, is in favour of maintaining independence from China. The growing support for the opposition, culminating with this victory may have a bitter taste for Taiwan whose economy depends on exports to China which is also the main partner to the level of investments.

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