INTERNATIONAL: Taiwan’s leader “erratic because she’s single” riles social media

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INTERNATIONAL: Taiwan’s leader “erratic because she’s single” riles social media

_89789488_hi033071697BBC – An article on Chinese state media that said Taiwan’s new leader Tsai Ing-wen has an “extremist style” because she is unmarried has prompted outrage online.

The opinion piece, published by the Xinhua news agency, said Ms Tsai did not have the “emotional burden” of a family, leading to an “erratic style”.

Chinese social media users largely rallied in support of Ms Tsai, who has been outspoken about her single status.

She was sworn in on Friday as Taiwan’s first female president

Her Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), which leans towards independence from China, won January’s elections, ending eight years under pro-Beijing President Ma Ying-jeou.

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