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Tsai vows to fix economy, keep peace with China

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"The people want to see a government willing to listen to the people, a government that's more transparent and more accountable, and a government that's more capable of solving problems and taking care of the weak," says Ms Tsai.

Taipei

PRESIDENT-ELECT Tsai Ing-wen pledged to overhaul Taiwan's flagging economy and maintain peace with mainland China, even as she called on Communist Party leaders in Beijing to respect the island's democracy and place in world affairs.

Ms Tsai, 59, rode on a wave of discontent