Taiwan: The Reformer In Charge

Chen Shui-bian not only has to mollify Beijing but clean up the rot in Taiwan Inc.

It should have been a time to savor the fruits of a decade of hard struggle. But no sooner was Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) leader Chen Shui-bian declared winner in Taiwan's Mar. 18 presidential election than it became clear that the transition from 55 years of one-party domination would be anything but smooth.

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