Silver / 2016 / Press / Political

The first female Chinese president in Taiwan

  • Prize
    Silver in Press/Political
  • Company
  • Photographer
    Cody Wong

The first female Chinese president in Taiwan is born in January 2016, as Tsai Ing-wen is elected, with 6,894,744 votes and this is also the third time Taiwan had its government switched. This is how a democratic country should be.

18-years-experienced news and documentary photographic journalist in Hong Kong AppleDaily (1995-2012).
Participated in the photographic reporting for Garley Building Fire 1996, Hangover 1997, sars 2003, Tung Chee-Wah Step-down 2005, WTO Ministerial Conferences Hong Kong 2005, Tiaoyutai Islands Landing Attempts 2006, Queen’s Pier Preservation Campaign 2007, Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Disaster 2011.

Full-time Photographer since 2012, specialized in shooting social movements events, including Hong Kong July 1st Marches, 2014 Umbrella Revolution.

Cody Wong became an expert member of photo blogger platform "DCFever" since September 2015.

LensCulture, a famous global photo competition platform, offered Cody an invitation-only portfolio account, for world-wide exposure of over 1.5 million audiences.