Albania parliament backs government reshuffle

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania's parliament has backed a government reshuffle in a vote called by the prime minister after the country's president refused to accept his nominee for the foreign ministe...

Taiwan Cabinet spokesperson, labor and culture ministers stay on

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Cabinet spokesperson Kolas Yotaka, Labor Minister Hsu Ming-chun (許銘春), and Culture Minister Cheng Li-chiun (鄭麗君) will retain their positions in the new Cabinet led by inco...

Now is Taiwan’s most crucial point: president

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said that now is the most crucial point for Taiwan, noting cross-strait tensions and concerns surrounding African swine fever, during a...

Taiwan foreign, defense and China ministers to stay on

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮), Defense Minister Yen De-fa (嚴德發), Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) Minister Chen Ming-tong (陳明通) and Minister without Portfolio Audrey Tang (唐鳳) ...

Former Taichung mayor to take over as Taiwan's minister of transportation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Former Taichung Mayor Lin Chia-lung (林佳龍) said Friday he had accepted an offer to serve as the new minister of transportation and communications in the new Cabinet expected to b...

Taiwan culture minister wants to leave government

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - As the Cabinet of Premier William Lai (賴清德) resigned Friday, Culture Minister Cheng Li-chiun (鄭麗君) said on Facebook she wanted to leave government as her mission had been accomp...

Taiwan names Su Tseng-chang as new premier

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Following Premier William Lai's (賴清德) announcement of a cabinet reshuffle, Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) officially introduced former Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌), as ...

Taiwan leader appoints new premier following election loss

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen has appointed a close political ally as premier during a Cabinet reshuffle following the ruling Democratic Progressive Party's heavy losses in lo...

Former Taiwan Premier Su Tseng-chang said to lead cabinet amid reshuffle rumors

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - As rumors of cabinet reshuffle continue to swirl, Taiwanese media reported it will take place on Thursday, Jan. 10, at the soonest, with the former Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) ...

DPP senior voices urge Taiwan's President Tsai not to seek re-election in 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Three Democratic Progressive Party leaders and one Nobel laureate addressed a public letter to President Tsai Ing-Wen on Jan. 3 urging her not to seek re-election in the 2...

Albania's PM makes Cabinet reshuffle after student protest

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania's prime minister has shuffled his Cabinet in response to a students' protest and complaints of corruption and inefficiency from the opposition. Edi Ram...

Former Merkel rival hints at interest in German govt job

BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel's spokesman says the German leader has no plans to reshuffle her Cabinet after a one-time rival who narrowly lost the race for her party's leadership hinted he'd...

Taiwan approves resignations of three ministers following election losses

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Following the poor results of the November 24 local elections for the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), the government on Saturday approved the resignations of the tran...

French cabinet reshuffle: Macron names key ally at interior

PARIS (AP) — French president Emmanuel Macron has appointed a high-profile political ally to the key post of interior minister during a limited cabinet reshuffle. Christophe Castaner...

Key ministers keep positions in Greek cabinet reshuffle

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Key members of the Greek government, including those involved in the country's creditor-mandated bailout program such as Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos, have retained their p...