Taiwan election: Tsai Ing-wen wins second presidential term, beating Beijing-friendly rival

Taiwan’s incumbent leader Tsai Ing-wen has won Saturday’s presidential election, defeating her Beijing-friendly rival Han Kuo-yu by a wide margin. “Taiwan is showing the world how much we cherish our free and democratic way of life,” Tsai told supporters at 9pm as she confirmed her victory. A jubilant crowd of supporters outside the Democratic Progressive […]