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Executive Yuan opens liaison office in southwestern Taiwan

2012/07/02 22:28:41

Chiayi, July 2 (CNA) An Executive Yuan liaison office in Chiayi City that will serve citizens in Yunlin and Chiayi counties and Tainan began operations Monday.

The office, called the Yunlin, Chiayi, Tainan Regional Joint Service Center, will provide cross-agency services in the southern region, which has seen increased industrial and commercial activities and a growing population, said center director Steven Chen.

Chen, who is also the acting secretary-general of the Executive Yuan, said 15 government agencies, including the interior, foreign and economic affairs ministries, have stationed representatives at the center to help with related services.

The Kuomintang's former Tainan chapter director, Cheng Ching-chen, and Yang Wei-chung, a social movement activist and media veteran, will serve as the center's deputy directors.

(By Chiang Chun-liang and Jamie Wang)