Beijing-sceptic Tsai took the oath of workplace on the presidential palace in Taipei after profitable a landslide victory in January signalling the top of an eight-year rapprochement with China.
Public assist for outgoing president Ma Ying-jeou plunged as voters felt he moved too near Beijing, which nonetheless sees the island as a part of its territory.
Tsai raised her proper arm as she learn the oath in entrance of Taiwan’s nationwide flag whereas celebrating crowds watched the ceremony on huge screens outdoors.
She then acquired the seal of the Republic of China – Taiwan’s official identify – and the presidential seal.
Tsai accompanied Ma out of the presidential workplace because the outgoing chief shook arms with smiling employees and a brass marching band paraded.