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The first female Chinese president in Taiwan

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

With more than 20 years’ experience in news photography, Cody Wong is an experienced photographer who has covered important social and historical incidents including Garley Building’s fire in 1996, South Korean farmers’ protest against the WTO in 2005, and incidents surrounding the sovereignty of Diaoyu Islands in 2006. With his rich experience and unique photographic skills, the passionate photographer was also a winner of numerous international awards including Silver Winner and Honorable Mention (Press / Political) of Prix De La Photographie Paris (Px3) 2016, which was the largest photogr

Awards Hong Kong News Awards 2001 Photographic Section Features 2nd Runner-up, Focus at the Frontline 2005 Sports Honorable Mentioned, Hong Lok Cuisine Photo Awards 2008 champion, HKWPP Awards 2009 Champion, PG Street life 2010 Champion, Hong Kong Dream Photo Contest 2015 Champion, Joint publishing Travel&Story 2015 2nd Runner-up, Snap of the week: Come Rain or Shine featured by Localiiz Hong Kong, 2015 YOUR SHOT photo featured by National Geographic editor, WMA Open Contest 2015 Finalists, Monochrome Awards 2015 Honorable Mention in Photojournalism x4 & Honorable Mention in Architecture x1