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Hung Chia-wen Selected as New Sports Commissioner of Taipei City

Following interviews on February 2, the city government announced that Hung Chia-wen will be the new Commissioner of the Department of Sports.
Hung is currently the deputy commissioner at New Taipei City Government’s Department of Education and boasts experience in the planning and participation at major sports events both local and abroad. He is also an associate professor at both National Taiwan Normal University and University of Taipei.
The public recruitment process to fill the vacancy left by outgoing Sports Commissioner Yang Jong-her kicked-off on January 24. The position attracted a total of 52 qualified applicants as of the deadline on January 28.
The approach is in line with the administration’s vision of realizing an open government with public participation.
Three finalists were selected by an 11-member nomination committee from the pool of candidates. After receiving the list of nominees from the committee, the Mayor’s Office scheduled interviews with individual candidates before deciding on Hung.