Paul Chiu

Paul Chiu (Chinese: 邱正雄; pinyin: Qiū Zhèngxióng; born 19 February 1942) is a Taiwanese politician. He was the Vice Premier of Taiwan from 2008–2009.[1]

Paul Chiu
Chiu Chang-hsiung
邱正雄
Voa chinese Paul Chu 20may09.jpg
Vice Premier of the Republic of China
In office
20 May 2008 – 10 September 2009
PremierLiu Chao-shiuan
Preceded byChiou I-jen
Chang Chun-hsiung (acting)
Succeeded byEric Chu
Minister of Finance of the Republic of China
In office
10 June 1996 – 20 May 2000
DeputyYen Ching-chang
Preceded byLin Chen-kuo
Succeeded byShea Jia-dong
Personal details
Born19 February 1942 (1942-02-19) (age 79)
Karenkō Prefecture, Taiwan, Empire of Japan
NationalityRepublic of China
Political partyKuomintang
Alma materNational Taiwan University
Ohio State University

ROC Vice PremiershipEdit

Vice Premier resignationEdit

Chiu and Premier Liu Chao-shiuan resigned on 10 September 2009 due to the slow disaster response by the government to Typhoon Morakot which struck Taiwan in August 2009.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "CommonWealth Magazine". English.cw.com.tw. Retrieved 2014-05-28. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "Taiwan's Premier Resigns over Public Anger". YouTube. 2009-09-08. Retrieved 2014-05-28. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)