Tsai Ing-wen secured the highest number of votes in any Taiwanese presidential election. Photo: EPA-EFE

Taiwan’s victorious President Tsai Ing-wen meets US and Japanese envoys to repeat calls for closer ties

  • Beijing warns other countries to stick to one-China principle after election success for Tsai and her independence-leaning Democratic Progressive Party
  • Chinese state media plays down her success, complaining that ‘dirty tricks’ helped defeat mainland-friendly candidate Han Kuo-yu
Topic |   Taiwan elections 2020

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Tsai Ing-wen secured the highest number of votes in any Taiwanese presidential election. Photo: EPA-EFE
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William Zheng

William Zheng

William Zheng is a veteran journalist who has served and led major Hong Kong and Singapore media organizations in his 20-year career, covering greater China. He is now deputy China Editor of the South China Morning Post.

Liu Zhen

Liu Zhen

Liu Zhen joined the Post in 2015 as a reporter on the China desk. She previously worked with Reuters in Beijing.