Taipei Times: DPP likely to name Yu Shyi-kun new legislative speaker

The Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) caucus is scheduled to hold a preparatory meeting for the new legislative session today, when DPP legislators are likely to nominate DPP legislator-at-large-elect Yu Shyi-kun as legislative speaker.

Yu, who served as premier from 2002 to 2005, reportedly met with DPP caucus whip Ker Chien-ming (柯建銘) before the Lunar New Year holiday

Local Chinese-language media have reported that Deputy Legislative Speaker Tsai Chi-chang (蔡其昌) is likely to stay in his post.

DPP Legislator Chen Ming-wen (陳明文), who has served two terms as legislator and was re-elected in the Jan. 11 legislative elections, has registered to run in the party caucus whip election.

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