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Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Chairperson and presidential candidate Tsai Ing-wen waves to her supporters after her election victory at party headquarters in Taipei, Taiwan January 16, 2016. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Chairperson and presidential candidate Tsai Ing-wen waves to her supporters after her election victory at party headquarters in Taipei, Taiwan January 16, 2016. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Chairperson and presidential candidate Tsai Ing-wen waves to her supporters after her election victory at party headquarters in Taipei, Taiwan January 16, 2016. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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An emotional Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Chairperson and presidential candidate Tsai Ing-wen thanks her supporters after her election victory at party headquarters in Taipei, Taiwan January 16, 2016. REUTERS/Pichi Chuang

An emotional Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Chairperson and presidential candidate Tsai Ing-wen thanks her supporters after her election victory at party headquarters in Taipei, Taiwan January 16, 2016. REUTERS/Pichi Chuang

An emotional Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Chairperson and presidential candidate Tsai Ing-wen thanks her supporters after her election victory at party headquarters in Taipei, Taiwan January 16, 2016. REUTERS/Pichi Chuang
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Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Chairperson and presidential candidate Tsai Ing-wen celebrates after her election victory at party headquarters in Taipei, Taiwan January 16, 2016. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Chairperson and presidential candidate Tsai Ing-wen celebrates after her election victory at party headquarters in Taipei, Taiwan January 16, 2016. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Chairperson and presidential candidate Tsai Ing-wen celebrates after her election victory at party headquarters in Taipei, Taiwan January 16, 2016. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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Taiwan's ruling Nationalist Kuomintang Party (KMT) presidential candidate Eric Chu concedes defeat in the elections, in Taipei, Taiwan January 16, 2016. REUTERS/Olivia Harris

Taiwan's ruling Nationalist Kuomintang Party (KMT) presidential candidate Eric Chu concedes defeat in the elections, in Taipei, Taiwan January 16, 2016. REUTERS/Olivia Harris

Taiwan's ruling Nationalist Kuomintang Party (KMT) presidential candidate Eric Chu concedes defeat in the elections, in Taipei, Taiwan January 16, 2016. REUTERS/Olivia Harris
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Taiwan's ruling Nationalist Kuomintang Party (KMT) presidential candidate Eric Chu (C) and his wife Kao Wan-ching (R) bow as Chu concedes defeat in the elections in Taipei, Taiwan January 16, 2016. REUTERS/Olivia Harris

Taiwan's ruling Nationalist Kuomintang Party (KMT) presidential candidate Eric Chu (C) and his wife Kao Wan-ching (R) bow as Chu concedes defeat in the elections in Taipei, Taiwan January 16, 2016. REUTERS/Olivia Harris

Taiwan's ruling Nationalist Kuomintang Party (KMT) presidential candidate Eric Chu (C) and his wife Kao Wan-ching (R) bow as Chu concedes defeat in the elections in Taipei, Taiwan January 16, 2016. REUTERS/Olivia Harris
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Supporters react as the ruling Nationalist Kuomintang Party (KMT) presidential candidate Eric Chu concedes defeat in the elections in Taipei, Taiwan January 16, 2016. REUTERS/Olivia Harris

Supporters react as the ruling Nationalist Kuomintang Party (KMT) presidential candidate Eric Chu concedes defeat in the elections in Taipei, Taiwan January 16, 2016. REUTERS/Olivia Harris

Supporters react as the ruling Nationalist Kuomintang Party (KMT) presidential candidate Eric Chu concedes defeat in the elections in Taipei, Taiwan January 16, 2016. REUTERS/Olivia Harris
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Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Chairperson and presidential candidate Tsai Ing-wen speaks to the media after her election victory at party headquarters in Taipei, Taiwan January 16, 2016. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Chairperson and presidential candidate Tsai Ing-wen speaks to the media after her election victory at party headquarters in Taipei, Taiwan January 16, 2016. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Chairperson and presidential candidate Tsai Ing-wen speaks to the media after her election victory at party headquarters in Taipei, Taiwan January 16, 2016. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Chairperson and presidential candidate Tsai Ing-wen announces her victory to the media at party headquarters in Taipei, Taiwan January 16, 2016. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Chairperson and presidential candidate Tsai Ing-wen announces her victory to the media at party headquarters in Taipei, Taiwan January 16, 2016. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Chairperson and presidential candidate Tsai Ing-wen announces her victory to the media at party headquarters in Taipei, Taiwan January 16, 2016. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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Supporters of Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Chairperson and presidential candidate Tsai Ing-wen react to preliminary election results at their party headquarters in Taipei, Taiwan January 16, 2016. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Supporters of Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Chairperson and presidential candidate Tsai Ing-wen react to preliminary election results at their party headquarters in Taipei, Taiwan January 16, 2016. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Supporters of Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Chairperson and presidential candidate Tsai Ing-wen react to preliminary election results at their party headquarters in Taipei, Taiwan January 16, 2016. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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A supporter of Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Chairperson and presidential candidate Tsai Ing-wen celebrates to preliminary results at their party headquarters in Taipei, Taiwan January 16, 2016. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

A supporter of Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Chairperson and presidential candidate Tsai Ing-wen celebrates to preliminary results at their party headquarters in Taipei, Taiwan January 16, 2016. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

A supporter of Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Chairperson and presidential candidate Tsai Ing-wen celebrates to preliminary results at their party headquarters in Taipei, Taiwan January 16, 2016. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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Supporters of Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Chairperson and presidential candidate Tsai Ing-wen wait for election results at their party headquarters in Taipei, Taiwan January 16, 2016. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Supporters of Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Chairperson and presidential candidate Tsai Ing-wen wait for election results at their party headquarters in Taipei, Taiwan January 16, 2016. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Supporters of Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Chairperson and presidential candidate Tsai Ing-wen wait for election results at their party headquarters in Taipei, Taiwan January 16, 2016. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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