20.05.2016- President Tsai Ing-wen, Taiwan 蔡英文) was Senior Advisor of the National Security Council 1999-2000, Minister and Chairperson of Mainland Affairs Council 2000-04. Member of the Legislative Yuan 2004-06, Vice-Premier and Minister of Consumer Protection 2006-07, Chairperson of the Democratic Progressive Party 2008-12 and from 2014 and Presidential Candidate in 2012. Unmarried and no children. (b. 1956-).
Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) presidential candidate Tsai Ing-wen waves to supporters during a rally ahead of the Taiwanese presidential election on January 2016 in Taipei. (Ulet Ifansasti/Getty Images)