The China Post
Date: October 6, 2016
By: Yuan-Ming Chiao
TAIPEI, Taiwan — People First Party (PFP) chairman James Soong has been selected as Taiwan’s
special envoy to the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in Peru this November, according to the Presidential Office Wednesday.
Citing Soong’s ample experience in public service and academia, Presidential Office Spokesman Alex Huang said the PFP chairman was also familiar with the island’s economy, international trends and was “outstanding” in the promotion of regional development.
“(He) will accurately convey to the international community our all-encompassing development while enhancing our influence in APEC and its interaction with other parties,” Huang added.
He said that Taiwan has been a longtime supporter of APEC and its plans since it became a member in 1991. [FULL STORY]