President Ma declares victory
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Taiwan presidential opposition concedes election

The opposition candidate in the Taiwanese presidential elections has admitted defeat, giving incumbent President ma Ying-Jeou a second term in office.

With most of the vote counted, Tsai Ing-wen congratulated Mr Ma on his victory and resigned as chairwoman of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP).

Damian Grammaticas reports from Taipei.

  • 14 Jan 2012
  • From the section Asia