Children wearing traditional costumes perform during the inauguration of new president Tsai Ing-wen, in Taipei, Taiwan, 20 May 2016. Tsai Ing-wen of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) took office on 20 May 2016 as Taiwan's first female leader, and also the first president from the former opposition with a parliamentary majority, under China's watchful gaze. Photo: EPA

New Taiwan leader revels in rich traditions of island at her colourful inauguration

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Children wearing traditional costumes perform during the inauguration of new president Tsai Ing-wen, in Taipei, Taiwan, 20 May 2016. Tsai Ing-wen of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) took office on 20 May 2016 as Taiwan's first female leader, and also the first president from the former opposition with a parliamentary majority, under China's watchful gaze. Photo: EPA
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