Taiwan's nail-biter election keeps President Lai in power, reaffirming its democratic path and independence.


Lai's victory doesn't sit well with China, which prefers Taiwan's unification under its rule. Tensions between the two nations could rise.

The island faces internal hurdles like economic slowdown and rising living costs. Lai's re-election offers a chance to tackle these issues.

As a democratic beacon in Asia, Taiwan's relationship with China is closely monitored. How Lai navigates this complex dynamic will be crucial.