President Ma Ying-jeou has officially registered to run for a second four-year term in the country’s election in January 2012, The Associated Press says. Ma is reportedly banking on his government’s record of strong economic recovery and Taiwan’s improved ties with China to secure a victory.

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    • Ivy Mungcal

      As former senior staff writer, Ivy Mungcal contributed to several Devex publications. Her focus is on breaking news, and in particular on global aid reform and trends in the United States, Europe, the Caribbean, and the Americas. Before joining Devex in 2009, Ivy produced specialized content for U.S. and U.K.-based business websites.