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Chen Shui-bian

(ˈdʒʌn ˈʃwiˈbyɑn)
n.
born 1951, president of Taiwan since 2000.
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Others are more wary, fearing a return to the kind of political gridlock that characterize the last DPP administration under President Chen Shui-bien that ruled between 2000 and 2008.
Since Ma of the Nationalist Party (KMT) took office last May, he has emphasized economic cooperation with China and toned down the pro-sovereignty rhetoric that soured cross-strait ties under his two-term predecessor Chen Shui-bien of the Democratic Progressive Party.
In particular, the DPP candidate, Chen Shui-bien, went to great lengths to reduce the fears of voters by toning down the old DPP rhetoric concerning Taiwan's independence.
Others are more wary, fearing a return to the kind of political gridlock that characterized the last DPP administration under President Chen Shui-bien that ruled between 2000 and 2008.