Journalist turned politician

The premier of Taiwan’s executive Yuan is Wu, Den-yih. He was born on the 30th of January, 1948 and is ethnic Han. His bio is as follows.

Education

1970        BA, Department of History, National Taiwan University

Experiences

1968-1969       President, University News, National Taiwan University

1970-1971       Instructor, Military Academy

1971-1973       Journalist & Editorial Writer, China Times

1973-1981       Member, Taipei City Council

1981-1989       Magistrate, Nantou County

1989-1990       Chairman, Kuomintang (KMT) Taipei Municipal Committee

1990-1998       Mayor, Kaohsiung City

1993-2000       Member, KMT Central Standing Committee

2000-2002       Chairman (volunteer), Nantou County Committee, China Youth Corps

2002-2009       Member, Legislative Yuan

2007-2009       Vice Chairman & Secretary-General, KMT

2009-       Premier, Republic of China (Taiwan)

Source: http://www.ey.gov.tw/ct.asp?xItem=59761&ctNode=1328&mp=11

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