Sunday, 25th February 2024

Beijing’s loss? Taiwan re-elects pro-sovereignty incumbents

By France24
16 January 2024   |   4:56 pm
William Lai’s win in Saturday’s first-past-the-post presidential race means an unprecedented third straight term for what the mainland has dubbed the “pro-separatist” Democratic Progressive Party. We’ll hear what the victor - who is also the outgoing vice-president - had to say against the long and steady ratcheting up of tensions in the Taiwan Strait and the carefully-staged response from Washington with the visit of a high-level bipartisan delegation.


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