Taiwan’s 2020 election and its implications: Dark clouds looming for already strained cross-strait relations

Julie Yu-Wen Chen, Jyrki Kallio

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By successfully stirring up voters’ fears of China’s encroachment on Taiwan’s sovereignty and democracy, Tsai Ing-wen has won a second presidential term. Her Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) secured a majority in the legislature. This puts pressure on China to recalibrate its Taiwan policy in the long term. In the short term, China is likely to continue its current tough stance against Taiwan.
Original languageEnglish
Publication Year14 Jan 2020
Publication statusPublished - 14 Jan 2020
MoE publication typeNot Eligible

Fields of Science

  • 517 Political science

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