Tsai Ing-wen

President of the Republic of China

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Tsai Ing-wen is a Taiwanese politician, legal scholar, and attorney who is currently serving as the President of the Republic of China, commonly known as Taiwan, since May 20, 2016. The first woman to be elected to the office, Tsai is the seventh president of the Republic of China under the 1947 Constitution and the second president from the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP); part of Taiwan's Pan-Green Coalition. She is also the first president to be of both Hakka and aboriginal descent, the first unmarried president, the first to have never held an elected executive post before presidency and the first to be popularly elected without having previously served as the Mayor of Taipei. She was the Democratic Progressive Party candidate in the 2012 and 2016 presidential elections. Tsai previously served as party chair from 2008 to 2012, and from 2014 to 2018.

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Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen said on Thursday Hong Kong's planned extradition law has triggered concern about human rights.
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

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Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen on Thursday won the ruling party's hotly contested nomination for the 2020 presidential election in a boost to her administration,..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen on Thursday won the ruling party's hotly contested nomination for the 2020 presidential election, domestic media said, in a boost..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

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