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Vincent Siew

Invest in island, Taiwan deputy tells mainland

Taiwanese vice-president-elect Vincent Siew Wan-chang urged the mainland to invest in the island yesterday as he concluded a three-day trip to Hainan .

Monday, 14 April, 2008, 12:00am

Paper attacked in Boao payment row

A senior official from the Boao Forum lashed out at a Taiwanese newspaper yesterday for reporting that the island's vice-president-elect, Vincent Siew Wan-chang, had bought his way to better status at the forum.

Mr Siew has sat in the third row in the past but this year he was in the front row.

14 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

The ice has been broken, but a thaw takes longer

Politics is as much about symbolism as substance. This is especially the case with relations between Taiwan and the mainland, where both sides have to tiptoe around sensitive subjects.

13 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

Hu plans to meet Taiwanese deputy behind closed doors

President Hu Jintao will hold a closed-door meeting with Taiwan's vice-president-elect, Vincent Siew Wan-chang, marking Beijing's first interaction with the island's new administration.

12 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

Ma picks veteran economist as presidential running mate

Taiwan's Kuomintang presidential candidate Ma Ying-jeou has surprised many by picking veteran economist and former premier Vincent Siew Wan-chang as his running mate for next year's election.

Mr Siew, 68, also a former KMT vice-chairman, would be the chief economic planner in drafting policies to reinvigorate Taiwan's economy, Ma said yesterday.

24 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

New KMT leader calls for party unity

The new leader of Taiwan's Kuomintang has urged members to forget their differences and work together to allow the party to regain power next year.

12 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Taipei to unveil recipe for peace

Taiwan Premier Vincent Siew Wan-chang said yesterday Taipei hoped tension with the mainland would be defused through a series of confidence-building measures such as the establishment of a Taiwan Strait peace zone.

17 Feb 2000 - 12:00am

Siew confidence vote fails to clear doubts

Premier Vincent Siew Wan-chang received a vital boost yesterday with the defeat of Taiwan's first no-confidence motion.

Whether the result will have a positive influence on the financial environment or markets is far from assured.

3 Mar 1999 - 12:00am

Government calls wide forum in search for economic reforms

Prime Minister Vincent Siew Wan-chang has called on business, government and academic leaders to gather for talks today to tackle measures to improve and reform the economy and financial markets.

12 Feb 1999 - 12:00am

Property plan attacked

TAIWAN may have to modify its property market stimulus package after criticism of the move, reports said yesterday. The China Times said Premier Vincent Siew was concerned about reactions against the NT$150 billion (about HK$36.01 billion) package approved by the cabinet on Thursday.

3 Jan 1999 - 12:00am