Half-Taiwanese Woman Poised to Lead Japan's Opposition

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  • Renho becomes first female head of major party since 1990s
  • Victory comes despite criticism over nationality flip-flop

Has Renho Broken the Mold for Japanese Politics?

A half-Taiwanese former newscaster won a landslide victory in an election for the leadership of Japan’s main opposition Democratic Party, despite criticism over a last-minute revelation that she had dual nationality.

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