Chinese Taipei envoy arrives in Lima for APEC leaders’ meeting

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2016/11/17
By: Wen Kui-hsiang and S.C. Chang

Lima, Nov. 17 (CNA) People First Party Chairman James Soong (宋楚瑜), in his capacity as President 201611170032t0001Tsai Ing-wen’s (蔡英文) representative, arrived in Lima on Wednesday to attend this year’s Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) leaders’ meeting.

Soong was greeted by Peruvian Education Minister Jaime Saavedra Chanduvi upon arrival at Jorge Chavez International Airport from New York.

Soong was the first representative to arrive for the meeting which is scheduled for Nov. 19-20. APEC now has 21 member economies, including Taiwan which is a member under the official name Chinese Taipei.

Soong’s arrival was featured prominently in the web editions of the host country’s top two newspapers, La Republica and El Comercio, on Thursday.    [FULL  STORY]

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