Taiwan president denies plans for Cabinet reshuffle

President Tsai praises Premier Su for his handling of coronavirus pandemic

Taiwan News
Date: 2020/11/250
By: Matthew Strong, Taiwan News, Staff Writer

President Tsai Ing-wen speaking to reporters at DPP headquarters Nov. 25.  (CNA photo)

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) told reporters Wednesday (Nov. 25) there are currently no plans to replace Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌), as he and his team have done a good job boosting the economy amid the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Following a protest last weekend against the government’s decision to allow the import of American pork treated with the leanness-inducing drug ractopamine beginning Jan. 1, reports began circulating that Su, 73, might be asked to leave the position he has held since January 2019. He has been unable to present his latest government report at the Legislative Yuan due to a persistent boycott by the opposition Kuomintang (KMT).    [FULL  STORY]

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