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Deputy health minister to fill Chiu's vacancy for time being

2014/10/03 23:27:19

Taipei, Oct. 3 (CNA) Premier Jiang Yi-huah approved the resignation of Health and Welfare Minister Chiu Wen-ta Friday, and deputy health minister Lin Tzou-yien will temporarily fill the vacancy.

Chiu tendered his resignation earlier in the day to take responsibility for the recent recycled oil scandal which has hurt public confidence and many businesses.

(By Tang Pei-chun and Lilian Wu)