Poland: Coalition government on the brink of collapse

Poland's ruling Law and Justice Party (PiS) said Friday it could form a minority government after its coalition partners voted against an animal welfare bill. Senior PiS politician Marek Suski to...

Talks on Polish cabinet reshuffle halted amid tensions

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's governing conservative party on Thursday suspended talks with its two junior coalition partners on a planned cabinet reshuffle, threatening to call early elections as in...

Polish foreign minister resigns — second Cabinet resignation this week

Polish Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz resigned on Thursday, ahead of a major Cabinet reshuffle. It comes after Health Minister Lukasz Szumowski resigned on Tuesday amid rising coronavirus infecti...

Cabinet reshuffle in Thailand installs new economic team

BANGKOK (AP) — Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha has reshuffled his Cabinet, with an experienced banker taking over the post of finance minister. The names of seven people appoin...

Sudan protest movement rejects gov't plans to cut subsidies

CAIRO (AP) — Sudan’s protest leaders announced Thursday that they oppose the government’s economic reform plan to slash fuel subsidies and float the Sudanese currency, raising the specter of unrest as...

Ex MAC official tapped as Taiwan’s National Security Council advisor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chen Min-chi (陳明祺), a former official at Taiwan's cabinet-level agency dealing with cross-straits affairs, assumed office as an advisor at the National Security Counci...

Sudan reshuffles government, hoping to appease protesters

CAIRO (AP) — Sudan’s transitional government announced a major Cabinet reshuffle on Thursday, hoping to defuse public discontent over the economic collapse and other crises that have tested the countr...

Economics Minister Shen Jong-chin appointed as Taiwan's vice premier

Economics Minister Shen Jong-chin (沈榮津) was appointed Friday (June 19) to the post of vice premier, following the resignation of the incumbent to run in a local government election, according to Cabin...

Taiwan's new envoys to EU, UK announced

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Presidential Office on Thursday (June 11) announced the appointment of new envoys to the EU and UK as part of a minor Cabinet reshuffle. Tsai Ming-yen (蔡明彥...

New appointments to Taiwan's Cabinet announced

Updated: May 19, 2020, 14:30 a.m. TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) will start her second and final four-year term on Wednesday (May 20) with most ministers in he...

Taiwan announces new Straits Exchange Foundation chairman

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As part of the cabinet reshuffle ahead of President Tsai Ing-wen's (蔡英文) inauguration Wednesday (May 20), long-serving diplomat David Lee (李大維) has been appointed as t...

Taiwan Presidential Office hacked, documents linked to power struggle leaked

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Presidential Office has allegedly been hacked and minutes from meetings were sent to reporters, including discussions about how to deter President Tsai Ing-we...

Hacker of Presidential Office sends emails attacking president

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — It is suspected that the Presidential Office has been hacked, as reporters have received notes of internal meetings from an anonymous email account accusing President Tsai...

Key ministers to stay in Taiwan's new Cabinet

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) is leaving the key ministers of interior, transportation, and education in their posts, but the National Security Council will receive a new s...

Taiwan Cabinet resigns ahead of presidential inauguration

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) and his entire Cabinet tendered their resignation Thursday (May 14) ahead of the May 20 inauguration of President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) for a sec...