Cheng Li-chun

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Cheng Li-chun
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Minister of Culture of the Republic of China
Assumed office
20 May 2016
DeputyYang Tzu-pao, Ting Hsiao-ching
Hsiao Tsung-huang, Ting Hsiao-ching
ViceGeorge Hsu
Lee Lien-chuan
Preceded byHung Meng-chi
Member of the Legislative Yuan
In office
1 February 2012 – 19 May 2016
ConstituencyProportional Representation
Minister of the National Youth Commission of the Republic of China
In office
20 May 2004 – 21 February 2008
Preceded byLin Fang-mei
Succeeded byChen Cong-sheng (acting)
Lin Tai-hua
Personal details
Born (1969-06-19) 19 June 1969 (age 50)
Taipei, Taiwan
NationalityRepublic of China
Political partyDemocratic Progressive Party
Alma materNational Taiwan University
Paris West University Nanterre La Défense

Cheng Li-chun (Chinese: 鄭麗君; pinyin: Zhèng Lìjūn; born 19 June 1969) is a Taiwanese politician. She has been the Minister of Culture since 20 May 2016.[1][2][3]

Early life[edit]

Cheng is Hoklo Taiwanese, her ancestor came directly from Southeastern Fujian, Mainland China. Cheng obtained her bachelor's degree in philosophy from National Taiwan University in 1992 and master's degree in philosophy, politics, economics and sociology from Paris West University Nanterre La Défense in France.

Ministry of Culture[edit]

In April 2017, Cheng proposed a five-year infrastructure development program targeting Taiwanese historical sites to the Education and Culture Committee of the Legislative Yuan. The plan set aside NT$5.66 billion for maintenance of historic sites and NT$15.8 billion for digital infrastructure construction.[4]


  1. ^ "More Cabinet lineup announced".
  2. ^ "Additional future Cabinet members announced by DPP".
  3. ^ "Executive Yuan, R.O.C. (Taiwan)".
  4. ^ Lin, Sean (28 April 2017). "Minister proposes historic sites and media projects". Taipei Times. Retrieved 28 April 2017.