Taiwan News: Cabinet Names Ministers, Vows to Promote Young Politicians

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Date: 2019/01/14
By: TNL Daily News

Taiwan’s new Executive Yuan lineup was announced on Sunday, a group which will strive to be “in touch with the public” and committed to promoting young politicians, according to Cabinet spokeswoman Kolas Yotaka.

Several ministers will retain their posts under new Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌), including Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮), Culture Minister Cheng Li-chiun (鄭麗君), Minister of National Defense Yen De-fa (嚴德發), Mainland Affairs Council Minister Chen Ming-tong (陳明通), and minister without portfolio Audrey Tang (唐鳳).

Minister of Labor Hsu Ming-chun (許銘春) and Minister of Science and Technology Chen Liang-gee (陳良基) will also stay on. Former Taipei mayor Lin Chia-lung (林佳龍) will become the Minister of Transport and Communications, and Pan Wen-chung (潘文忠) will take up his previous post as minister of education, a position that has seen high turnover under President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文).    [FULL  STORY]

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