Taiwan’s president quits as party chief after stinging losses in local races

Supporters of same-sex marriage marching in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, on Sunday, after voters expressed overwhelming opposition to same-sex marriage in a referendum. CreditCreditTyrone Siu/Reuters

TAIPEI, 28 NOVEMBER 2018 (NEW YORK TIMES) – The president of Taiwan resigned as leader of her party Saturday night after it suffered stunning local election defeats to the opposition Kuomintang, which favors closer ties with China. The self-ruled island’s political landscape was shaken up by voters who delivered a sharp rebuke to President Tsai […]

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