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Identity remains key in Taiwan's presidential and legislative elections

By Rosslyn Hyams

The three candidates in Taiwan's election were unequal. An opposition woman candidate, a late-comer from the incumbent ruling party and a rank outsider running for the fourth time, and hoping to win for the first, or simply to divide the nationalist vote.

After eight years of gradual rapprochement with China, what will happen after Taiwan's election on 16th January 2016?



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