Names You Need to Know: Tsai Ing-wen, Pathbreaking Politician Taiwan

Tsai Ing-wen, chairwoman of Taiwan's main oppo...

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Tsai Ing-wen is changing the political balance of power—and the nature of politics—in Taiwan.  At the end of April, the former government official won the race to represent the Democratic Progressive Party in the island’s presidential election next January.  The first women candidate for the top job in Taiwan, she is going up against the tall, dark, and handsome Ma Ying-jeou, the incumbent.

via Names You Need to Know: Tsai Ing-wen, Pathbreaking Politician – Gordon G. Chang – New Asia – Forbes.

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