Tien Chiu-chin

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Tien Chiu-chin

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田秋堇
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Tien in September 2013
Deputy Minister of the Overseas Community Affairs Council of the Republic of China
In office
20 May 2016 June 2018
Minister Wu Hsin-hsing
Vice Roy Leu
Succeeded by Kao Chien-chih
Member of the Legislative Yuan
In office
1 February 2005 31 January 2016
ConstituencyRepublic of China
Personal details
Born27 May 1954 (1954-05-27) (age 66)
Taipei, Taiwan
Nationality Republic of China
Political party Democratic Progressive Party
Alma mater National Taiwan University

Tien Chiu-chin (Chinese :田秋堇; pinyin :Tián Qiūjǐn; born 27 May 1954) is a Taiwanese politician. She served in the Legislative Yuan from 2005 to 2016, and later that year became the deputy minister of the Overseas Community Affairs Council. Tien was nominated a member of the Control Yuan in 2018.

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Early life

Tien obtained her master's degree in philosophy from National Taiwan University. [1]

Political career

Tien won three straight elections on the Democratic Progressive Party party-list proportional representation ticket in 2004, [2] 2008, [3] and 2012. [4] She was named deputy minister of the Overseas Community Affairs Council in 2016, [5] and nominated by the Tsai Ing-wen presidential administration to the Control Yuan in March 2017. [6] During her legislative confirmation hearing in January 2018, [7] she expressed conditional agreement to the abolition of the Control Yuan. [8] Tien's nomination, alongside ten others, was approved by the Legislative Yuan, as the Democratic Progressive Party held a majority. [9] Tien was renominated to the Control Yuan in June 2020. [10]

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References

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