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KMT Chief Deputy Chairman Steve Chan resigns

2017/01/07 22:41:06

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Taipei, Jan. 7 (CNA) Steve Chan (詹啟賢), one of the five deputy chairmen of the opposition Kuomintang (KMT), tendered his resignation Saturday, saying he had completed his scheduled tasks.

"Since the tasks assigned for a period have been completed, I decided to resign as the KMT's chief deputy chairman,” Chan said in a statement.

Chan's resignation will leave the party, which is led by Hung Hsiu-chu (洪秀柱), with four vice chairmen -- Jason Hu (胡志強), Hau Lung-bin (郝龍斌), Chen Chen-hsiang (陳鎮湘) and Lin Junq-tzer (林政則).

(By Lee Hsin-Yin)