Taiwan to appoint new premier, Cabinet after resignations over poll defeats

FILE PHOTO: Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Taipei mayor candidate Su Tseng-chang greets a child during an election publicity campaign visit to a market in Taipei November 26, 2010. REUTERS/Nicky Loh/File Photo

TAIPEI (Reuters) – Taiwan will appoint the ruling pro-independence party‚Äôs former chairman as premier, official media reported on Friday, after incumbent William Lai resigned along with the entire Cabinet in response to local election defeats. The election losses in November presented a major challenge to President Tsai Ing-wen, who came under mounting criticism at home […]

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