THE VIEW FROM ASIA

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen's win: Will it bring peace or conflict?

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen in a confident mood during the Jan 11 presidential election. The most contentious issue is still the island's fraught relationship with mainland China.
Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen in a confident mood during the Jan 11 presidential election. The most contentious issue is still the island's fraught relationship with mainland China.PHOTO: AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE

Asia News Network commentators share their views on Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen's win and its implications for regional stability. Here are excerpts:

Editorial

The Yomiuri Shimbun, Japan

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on January 19, 2020, with the headline 'Tsai's win: Will it bring peace or conflict? '. Print Edition | Subscribe