Supporters of the victorious opposition candidate celebrate in Kaohsiung, one the former strongholds the DPP lost on Saturday. Photo: Reuters

Beijing seeks to build ties with Taiwanese cities after ruling party suffers election defeat

  • Local elections saw independence-leaning Democratic Progressive Party lose control of several strongholds
  • US says polling highlights strength of self-ruled island’s democratic system
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Supporters of the victorious opposition candidate celebrate in Kaohsiung, one the former strongholds the DPP lost on Saturday. Photo: Reuters
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