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Taiwan: Tsai Ing-wen won the second term in Presidential Election

Tsai Ing-wen has won the Taiwan presidential election. She wins the second term as Taiwan president. Tsai Ing-wen’s Democratic Progressive party retained control of the legislature.

Tsai Ing-wen defeated Han Kuo-yu with 57.1% of the vote. She received 8.2m votes, the highest number since Taiwan started direct presidential elections in 1996.