Tsai Ing-Wen Wins Election In Taiwan To Become Taiwan’s First Female President
Polls have closed in Taiwan today in a landmark election which has seen Tsai Ing Wen emerge victorious.
Tsai Ing Wen’s Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) were always favorites to win the election that had at its center Taiwan’s relations with China.
Taiwan’s ruling Nationalist Party (KMT) has conceded defeat in the presidential election with candidate Eric Chu saying, “The KMT has suffered an election defeat. We haven’t worked hard enough and we failed voters’ expectations.”