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  Local election losses in Taiwan deal setback to pro-China party   A preliminary vote count shows Nationalist Party has suffered stiff defeats in municipal elections   President declares re-election victory  Taiwan's incumbent President Ma Ying Jeou was re-elected in an election seen as critical to the future of an economy Taiwanese vote for new president  Voters in Taiwan are going to the polls to elect a new president, in a contest that will shape the island's key relationship with China Opposition triumphs in elections
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Taiwan's premier resigns after election loss
Tsai Ing-wen elected Taiwan's first female president

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  Tsai Ing-wen, 59, leads the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) that wants independence from China. She vowed to preserve the status quo with China

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  Jiang Yi-huah announced his resignation after losing the first election since protests erupted over a controversial trade deal with mainland China

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  Voters overwhelmingly elected Nationalist Party's Ma Ying-jeou to be president, choosing the promise of economic growth through ties with China.    Official results gave Ma an advantage of nearly 17% over Mr Hsieh. Ma ...
Mar.21   Taiwan votes, with China on minds  Voters headed to the polls to vote in presidential elections, with the violence in Tibet in the backdrop and relations with China on the front burner Jan.12 Opposition sweep to victory
  Kuomintang (KMT) party, which supports closer ties with mainland, won a landslide victory in parliamentary elections.    The KMT secured 72% of the seats in the 113-seat ...

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Dec.2 Votes in key mid-term poll  The elections are for mayors and county magistrates, councillors and township chiefs May.14 Chen's DPP wins most votes
  President Chen Shui-bian's Democratic Progressive Party won the most votes in an election

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Mar.27   President Chen battles poll fury
  President has attempted to defuse the crisis over his narrow re-election by offering to have talks with his rival Mar.26 Clashes as Taiwan mulls recount  Protesters have stormed the headquarters of Election Commission as it formally declared President Chen the winner Mar.22 President seeks election change  Chen Shui-bian is to seek a change in the election law, after he was re-elected by only 0.2% of the vote Mar.20 Court steps into poll row  High Court has ordered all ballot boxes sealed following disputed presidential election results Call for recount as Chen wins
  An opposition candidate Lien Chan has called for a recount after results gave President a narrow re-election victory
Mar.19 Vote 'off to brisk start'  The queues forming outside some polling stations

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Dec.8 Crushing defeat for ruling party   Democratic Progressive Party was defeated in a mayoral election in the capital, but wins in Kaohsiung Aug.2 Leader calls for independence vote
  Chen is backing legislation for an independence referendum and referring to China and Taiwan as two countries

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Dec.1 Ruling party declares victory
  President Chen Shui-bian's Democratic Progressive Party declared victory in legislative elections

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