DPP presidential candidate Tsai Ing-wen shouts slogans during a campaign rally in Taichung. A Tsai victory would mean greater emphasis on promoting the economic prospects of the less-affluent members of society. Photo: Reuters

Why the elections in Taiwan matter so much – for Beijing, the region and the US

Jerome A. Cohen says a win for Tsai Ing-wen in Taiwan’s presidential election will be a major test for the mainland leadership and may slow the progress of cross-strait trade agreements

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DPP presidential candidate Tsai Ing-wen shouts slogans during a campaign rally in Taichung. A Tsai victory would mean greater emphasis on promoting the economic prospects of the less-affluent members of society. Photo: Reuters
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