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New Cabinet spokesman appointed

2014/02/07 18:06:30

Taipei, Feb. 7 (CNA) The Executive Yuan said Friday that Premier Jiang Yi-huah has approved the resignation of its spokeswoman Cheng Li-wun and appointed Sun Lih-chyun, vice chairman of the Fair Trade Commission (FTC), to take her place.

At the FTC, Sun succeeded in establishing a sound communication system between the administrative arm of the government and the media, the Cabinet said.

It said he brings to the new job his experience as an academic and a government official.

Sun holds a doctorate degree in agricultural economics from Michigan State University in the United States and has served as commissioner at the National Council for Sustainable Development and on the Telecommunications Rates Advisory Board.

Meanwhile, Minister without Portfolio Huang Kuang-nan resigned Friday, saying he has other career plans. His post will be filled by Chien Tai-lang, the Cabinet's deputy secretary-general.

(By Hsieh Chia-chen and Maia Huang)