Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen (centre) holds hands with outgoing premier Lin Chuan (left) and his successor William Lai Chin-te on Tuesday in Taipei. Photo: AP

Will Taiwan’s new, hardline premier mean choppier waters for cross-strait relations?

Appointment of pro-independence lawmaker William Lai Chin-te is likely to have ruffled feathers in Beijing

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Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen (centre) holds hands with outgoing premier Lin Chuan (left) and his successor William Lai Chin-te on Tuesday in Taipei. Photo: AP
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