Newsmakers explores the people behind the headlines. Get to know more about Taiwan's - and the world's - most prominent figures. Tune in to his short feature as we present the background and stories behind these newsworthy personalities.
Premier Su Tseng-chang has been in the spotlight over the past week. Su was appointed by President Tsai Ing-wen last Friday to form a new Cabinet. Su, who lost his race for New Taipei mayor last November, now finds himself leading the government for a second time – he served as premier for a year during the Chen Shui-bian administration more than a decade ago.
Taiwanese baker Wu Pao-chun has been in the spotlight recently after making a controversial statement. Last week, Wu posted a statement on his official website, calling himself a “baker who was born in Taiwan, China.” Wu said he is “very proud of being Chinese” and that the “two sides across the Taiwan Strait are one family.”