søndag 17. januar 2016

Taiwan’s New Leader Faces a Weak Economy and China’s Might

Before Tsai Ing-wen felt the thrill of victory on Saturday by becoming the first woman elected president of Taiwan, she was no stranger to the sting of defeat. A pragmatist elected to turn around Taiwan’s economy and balance nationalist fervor with the realities of maintaining ties with mainland China, she was rejected by voters just four years ago. But it was a career-long commitment to shrewdly shaping policy, rather than stoking the passions of her constituents, that helped Ms. Tsai win the election, experts said. Read more