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Sunday, 19 March, 2000, 01:19 GMT
In Pictures: Taiwan election
The presidential election in Taiwan has been won by Chen Shui-bian, the leader of an opposition party which supports independence for the island. During the election campaign, Beijing threatened military action if voters chose Mr Chen of the Democratic Progressive Party.

Presdient-elect Chen Shui-bian
Chen Shui-bian and his running mate Annette Lu celebrate
DPP supporters
Jubilation as more than 50 years of Nationalist Party rule ends
Lien Chan
Lien Chan acknowledged he had "failed"
James Soong supporters
Tears from a supporter of Independent candidate James Soong
Soong supporters
Disappointed Soong vented their anger outside the house of President Lee Teng-hui
Taiwanese voter
Many voters believe the ruling party was guilty of corruption
Chinese troops
China has not stepped up military movements despite rhetoric
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