BEIJING — Tsai Ing-wen was sworn in as Taiwan's first female president on Friday and she called for economic revitalization at home and alluded, briefly and carefully, to the challenge of dealing with Beijing.
Taiwan's new president faces a tough task: balancing the demands of the Taiwanese people who elected her and the realities of regional politics. Addressing a crowd of local supporters and guests from 59 countries, Tsai hinted at the challenges ahead. "The path forward is not a smooth one," she said.
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