Cabinet to undergo partial reshuffle

Taipei, The Cabinet is to carry out a partial reshuffle that will involve at least five ministries, a source familiar with the matter said Thursday.

In the reshuffle, Interior Minister Yeh Jiunn-rong (???) will take over the post of education minister, which was left vacant by Wu Maw-kuen (???), who resigned May 29, according to the source.

Cabinet spokesman Hsu Kuo-yung (???) will succeed Yeh as interior minister, with his post to be filled by Democratic Progressive Party Legislator Kolas Yotaka (???.???), the source said.

Taiwan International Ports Corp. Chairman Wu Hong-mo (???) will replace Ho Chen Tan (???) as minister of transportation and communications, while Investigation Bureau Director-General Tsai Ching-hsiang (???) will become minister of justice, replacing Chiu Tai-san (???), who will serve as deputy secretary-general of the Presidential Office, the source said.

Finance Minister Sheu Yu-jer (???), meanwhile, will leave the Cabinet, with the post to be taken over by his deputy Su Jain-rong (???), according to the source.

Premier Lai Ching-te (???) was expected to announce the changes later Thursday.

Source: Focus Taiwan News Channel