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Taiwan president Ma to visit disputed island for first time

Taiwan's President Ma Ying-jeou has less than four months left of his term and will be succeeded by Tsai Ing-wen of the opposition Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), who won presidential elections in a landslide victory earlier this monthTaiwan’s president Ma Ying-jeou will visit a disputed island in the South China Sea on Thursday, his first trip to the self-claimed territory amid rising tensions in the region. The announcement comes just weeks after Taiwanese coastguards drove off a Vietnamese fishing boat near Taiping Island, a Taiwan-administered islet in the Spratly archipelago. The chain is also claimed in part or whole by Vietnam, China, the Philippines, Malaysia and Brunei.

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