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Tsai Ing-wen wins presidential election in Taiwan

Tsai Ing-wen has been elected Taiwan's first female president.

Ms Tsai, 59, leads the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) that wants independence from China.

She has vowed to preserve the status quo in relations with China, adding Beijing must respect Taiwan's democracy and both sides must ensure there are no provocations.

Rupert Wingfield-Hayes reports from Taipei.

  • 16 Jan 2016
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