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Su Tseng-chang named as new premier

2019/01/11 11:37:17

President Tsai Ing-wen (left) names Su Tseng-chang (right) as the next premier, replacing Lai Ching-te (center).

Taipei, Jan. 11 (CNA) President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) announced Friday that former Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) will lead the new Cabinet, in a major reshuffle.

Su will replace Lai Ching-te (賴清德), who resigned shortly before, along with the rest of the Cabinet, in preparation for the reshuffle.

At a press conference after the Cabinet's en mass resignation, Tsai said Su has the experience, will and ability to serve well in that post again.

(By Elizabeth Hsu)