Taiwan Leader Tsai Quits As Ruling Party Chief After Local Elections Loss

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Taipei, Taiwan (AFP) Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen has stepped down as head of her ruling party after it suffered defeat in Saturday’s local elections, while the Beijing-friendly main opposition held its ground. “The election results were not as expected…. I should shoulder all the responsibility and I resign as DPP chairwoman immediately,” Tsai, who will stay on as president of the self-ruled island, told reporters. Voters turned out Saturday to cast ballots for mayors, magistrates […]