As a founding member of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), he was a member of its Central Committee and Executive Member of its Central Standing Committee from 1986 to 2000.
In the 2000 presidential election he was General Manager of Chen Shui-bian's Campaign. In the Chen Administration, he served as Secretary-General of the Office of the President in 2000, Vice Premier of the ROC in 2000 and Premier of the Republic of China from October 6, 2000 to February 1, 2002.
Since 2002, he has been Secretary General of the Democratic Progressive Party and a Senior Adviser in the Office of the President.
He ran in the 2004 Legislative Yuan election as fourth on the DPP's nationwide slate, any was easily elected, but resigned (as he promised to do during the campaign) since the Pan-Green Coalition failed to win a majority. He also tendered his resignation as Secretary-General of the Democratic Progressive Party to take responsibility for the defeat.
With the resignation of Su Tseng-chang as Premier on May 12, 2007, President Chen Shui-bian nominated Chang to fill the post of Premier a second time effective May 21. Su's resignation and Chang's second appointment as Premier marks the sixth premier that Chen Shui-bian has appointed during his two terms as President.
Chang Chun to Raise Capacity for PTMEG.(Chang Chun Petrochemical to boost polytetramethylene ether glycol capacity)(Brief Article)
Dec 13, 2000; Chang Chun Petrochemical (Taipei) plans to raise polytetramethylene ether glycol (PTMEG) capacity 70,000 m.t./year, to 100,000...
United Kingdom Intellectual Property Office Publishes Application for Trademark CHANG CHUN to Chang Chun Plastics for Chemicals
Dec 23, 2009; LONDON, United Kingdom, Dec. 23 -- Chang Chun Plastics Co. Ltd., Taipei, Taiwan, has applied the trademark CHANG CHUN (customer's...
TAIWAN: PLANS FOR EVENTUAL 50,000 METRIC TON PER YEAR POLYTETRAMETHYLENE ETHER GLYCOL (PTMEG) PRODUCTION CAPACITY EXPANSION PROJECT, CHANG CHUN PETROCHEMICAL [TAIWAN] - Order #: 0210002.
Feb 01, 2001; PROJECT OVERVIEW: The local CHANG CHUN PETROCHEMICAL currently operates a polytetramethylene ether glycol (PTMEG) plant at...