Vincent Siew to head Taiwan delegation to APEC meeting

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2015/10/28
By: Hsieh Chia-chen and S.C. Chang

Taipei, Oct. 28 (CNA) Former Vice President Vincent Siew (蕭萬長) will represent 201510280029t0001President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) at the Asian Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) leaders’ meeting in Manila next month, the Presidential Office announced Wednesday.

Siew, who was a senior economics and trade official, has attended six APEC annual meetings, either as a government minister or as an envoy of Taiwan’s president, and has built good connections with most of the APEC leaders, the Presidential Office said.

It said Siew has solid experience in explaining Taiwan’s trade and economic development to other APEC delegates and has made a great contribution to promoting trade and economic cooperation with APEC members. One of the themes at this year’s APEC meeting Nov. 18-19 in the Philippines will be “enhancing the regional economic integration agenda.”     [FULL  STORY]

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