Tsai Ing-wen Current Affairs, GK & News

Taiwan: First Asian country to Legalise Same-Sex Marriage

On May 17, 2019 in a landmark decision, Taiwan became the first country in Asia to legalise same-sex marriage thus giving gay couples the ‘Right to Marry’. Key Highlights About: The Taiwanese parliament took the historic step by passing a law in favour of same-sex couples and allowing them to form ‘exclusive permanent unions’. Features: ..

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Su Tseng-chang appointed as new Prime Minister of Taiwan

Taiwanese president Tsai Ing-wen has appointed Su Tseng-chang as the island’s new Prime Minister, during a Cabinet reshuffle following the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP)’s heavy losses in local elections. Su’s appointment follows the widely-expected resignation of William Lai, the second premier to quit since Tsai took office in 2016, in line with a practice ..

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Tsai Ing-wen sworn-in as first women President of Taiwan

Tsai Ing-wen (59) has sworn-in as the first female and 14th President of Taiwan on 20 May 2016 in front of national flag. She succeeds outgoing President Ma Ying-jeou. She is the leader of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) which favours independence from China. Background Earlier in January 2016, Tsai led the DPP had won ..

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Tsai Ing-wen elected as first female President of Taiwan

Pro-Independence Opposition candidate of Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Tsai Ing-wen (59) has been elected as first female and 14th President of Taiwan. Ms Tsai’s victory is the biggest mandate ever won by a DPP president and is only the second-ever victory for the DPP since Taiwan split with China in 1949. The first was Chen ..

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