YU SHYI-KUN SHAKES HANDS WITH TAIWAN PRESIDENT CHEN SHUI-BIAN IN
Taiwan President Chen Shui-bian (R) shakes hands with his presidential
office secretary-general Yu Shyi-kun (L) as the Premier Chang
Chun-hsiung (C) looks on in Taipei January 6, 2002 during a ceremony.
Taiwan's top three daily papers said on January 20, 2002 president Chen
will appoint Yu, a former farmer and his election campaign manager, as
premier at a news conference on Monday, replacing current head of
government Chang Chun-hsiung. Chen has promised to form a new "fighting
cabinet" to deal with economic problems, which would take office with a
new legislature elected on December 1. Picture take January 6, 2002.