By: Matthew Strong, Taiwan News, Staff Writer
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A caretaker president should only form a caretaker Cabinet, and it would still be the best if the incumbent team stayed on until the presidential inauguration on May 20, said former Democratic Progressive Party Chairman Hsu Hsin-liang.
While DPP Chairwoman Tsai Ing-wen was elected president with 56 percent of the vote on January 16, she will still have to wait four months until she is sworn in, leading to a variety of proposals on how the government should function during that time.
An extra complication is that the DPP also won a majority at the Legislative Yuan which will start work on February 1, heading into more than three months of possible confrontation with a Kuomintang-led government. [FULL STORY]