Taiwan accepts resignation of gas supplier chief after blackout

Reuters News
Posted: Aug 17, 2017 11:18 PM

TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan on Friday said Premier Lin Chuan had accepted the resignation of Chen Chin-te, the chairman of gas supplier CPC Corp, three days after a massive power blackout hit businesses and homes across the island.

The company has scheduled a news conference for noon, the government said.

(Reporting by Jess Macy Yu and Faith Hung; Editing by Anne Marie Roantree and Clarence Fernandez)