One year into the job, Premier Lin needs official residence

Radio Taiwan International
Date: 2017-04-04

President Tsai Ing-wen says Premier Lin Chuan needs a new residence. Lin has been

(CNA file photo)

in office for nearly one year but is still in the place where he lived before becoming premier.

The premier has traditionally lived in a Taipei residence provided by the government. But former premier Mao Chi-kuo forfeited the use of the house, instead opening it to the public as the Social Enterprise Hub.

Cabinet spokesperson Hsu Kuo-yung said Tuesday that contractual issues make it difficult to reclaim the house for the premier’s use. But he said allowing the premier to stay at his own residence was also problematic.    [FULL  STORY]

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