Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen and vice-presidential candidate William Lai campaign in Taipei on Friday. Photo: EPA-EFE
Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen and vice-presidential candidate William Lai campaign in Taipei on Friday. Photo: EPA-EFE
Taiwan

William Lai tipped to be DPP’s presidential candidate after Tsai Ing-wen’s Taiwan poll victory

  • Analysts say Tsai’s running mate and former bitter rival had party’s support clinched before Saturday’s election victory
  • A reputation as a capable administrator and willingness to mend fences with Tsai have paved the way for Lai to become DPP standard-bearer four years from now

Topic |   Taiwan
Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen and vice-presidential candidate William Lai campaign in Taipei on Friday. Photo: EPA-EFE
Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen and vice-presidential candidate William Lai campaign in Taipei on Friday. Photo: EPA-EFE
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