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Lai delivered an unprecedented third consecutive term for the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) after a raucous campaign in which he pitched himself as the defender of Taiwan’s democratic way of life. But communist China, which claims Taiwan as its own, has in the past slammed Lai as a “severe danger” and views him as “as being even more anti-Beijing than Tsai Ing-wen”, says FRANCE 24 correspondent Yena Lee. “The fact of the matter is Beijing despises the party he works for,” she adds, reporting live from Beijing.
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