CARTOON: Tough Times Ahead for Tsai in Year Two

President Tsai and the DPP are struggling to shake poor approval ratings despite Taiwan’s strong economic performance.

The News Lens
Date: 2017/05/20
By: Stellina Chen

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) and the Democratic Progressive Party today mark their first anniversary since taking office in 2016.

As they start their second year in power, broken promises, domestic dissatisfaction and pressure from China are making it difficult for President Tsai and the DPP-led government to enjoy their successes.

The Taiwan economy continues to perform strongly – and better than some expected given increased pressure from Beijing on Taipei’s already-narrow diplomatic space.    [FULL  STORY]

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