FILE - In this Nov. 7, 2015 file photo, Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou speaks during a press conference at the Shangri-la Hotel in Singapore. (AP Photo/Chiang Ying-ying, File)
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Taiwan's parliament Monday elected its first-ever speaker from the China-skeptic Democratic Progressive Party after the DPP triumphed in elections last month.The DPP won a crushing victory in parliamentary and presidential elections on Jan. 16 .The DPP also won 68 out of the 113 parliamentary seats while the KMT's seats shrank from 64 to 35 .It has been on ice since the 2014 Sunflower movement, which saw the occupation of parliament for more than three weeks in protest at a planned cross-strait services trade pact.
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