China: Taiwan

Republic of China

Chung-hua Min-kuo

Note: Ma Ying-jeou of the Nationalist Party (Kuomintang—KMT) was reelected president in balloting on January 14, 2012. The incumbent received 56.6 percent of the vote to 45.6 percent for Tsai Ing-wen of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP). Tsai subsequently resigned as leader of the DPP. Premier Wu Den-yih (DPP) was Ma's vice-presidential running mate, and the president is expected to designate a president of the executive branch after he is inaugurated on May 20. In view of the Republic of China's decision to abandon its claim that it constituted

the sole legitimate representative of all of China, the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in New York has indicated that the designation Republic of China on Taiwan (Tsai Taiwan te Chung-hua Min-kuo) is ...

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