Hakka Affairs Council

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Hakka Affairs Council
Hak-kâ Vî-yèn-fi (Hakka)
Kèjiā Wěiyuánhuì (Mandarin)
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Agency overview
Formed14 June 2001
HeadquartersXinzhuang, New Taipei
Minister responsible
Parent agencyExecutive Yuan

The Hakka Affairs Council (HAC; Chinese: 客家委員會; pinyin: Kèjiā Wěiyuánhuì; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Kheh-ka Úi-oân-hōe, Pha̍k-fa-sṳ: Hak-kâ Vî-yèn-fi) is a cabinet-level unit under the Executive Yuan of the government of Taiwan.[1] Its mission is to revitalize Hakka language and culture, and promoting Hakka cultural research and exchange.


Former location of Hakka Affairs Council

The council was originally established on 14 June 2001 as Council for Hakka Affairs under the Democratic Progressive Party government with its office located at the CPC Corporation building in Xinyi District, Taipei.[2] On 1 January 2012, the council was renamed to Hakka Affairs Council. In September 2013, the council moved to a new office at the Xinzhuang Joint Office Tower in Xinzhuang District, New Taipei.[3]


  • Policies, system and laws and regulations relating to the comprehensive planning, coordination and promotion of Hakka affairs
  • Deliberation, coordination and promotion of local and overseas Hakka affairs
  • Promotion of Hakka language, in addition to planning and promotion of Hakka proficiency certification
  • Planning and promotion of Hakka culture preservation and development
  • Planning, coordination and promotion for Hakka cultural industry development, innovative incubation and marketing guidance
  • Planning coordination and promotion for Hakka communication media and language culture promotion
  • Supervision, coordination and promotion of organizations belonging to the Hakka culture
  • Other Hakka related affairs

Organizational structures[edit]

  • Legal Affairs Committee
  • Taiwan Hakka Culture Development Center
  • Accounting and Statistics Office
  • Civil Service Ethics Office
  • Personnel Office
  • Secretariat
  • Department of Communication and Marketing
  • Department of Industrial Economy
  • Department of Culture and Education
  • Department of Planning

List of ministers[edit]

Political Party:   Democratic Progressive Party   Kuomintang   Non-partisan/ unknown

Name Term of Office Days Political Party Premier
1 Fan Kuang-chun (范光群) 14 June 2001 31 January 2002 231 Democratic Progressive Party Chang Chun-hsiung I
2 Yeh Chu-lan (葉菊蘭) 1 February 2002 19 May 2004 838 Democratic Progressive Party Yu Shyi-kun
3 Luo Wen-jia (羅文嘉) 20 May 2004 14 March 2005 298 Democratic Progressive Party Yu Shyi-kun
Frank Hsieh
Lee Yung-te (李永得) 15 March 2005 19 June 2005 96 Democratic Progressive Party Frank Hsieh
4 Lee Yung-te (李永得) 20 June 2005 19 May 2008 1064 Democratic Progressive Party Frank Hsieh
Su Tseng-chang
Chang Chun-hsiung II
5 Huang Yu-cheng (黃玉振) 20 May 2008 7 July 2014[4] 2239 Kuomintang Liu Chao-shiuan
Wu Den-yih
Sean Chen
Jiang Yi-huah
Liu Ching-chung (劉慶中) 8 July 2014 4 August 2014 27 Jiang Yi-huah
6 Liu Ching-chung (劉慶中) 5 August 2014 31 January 2016 544 Jiang Yi-huah
Mao Chi-kuo
7 Chung Wan-mei (鍾萬梅) 1 February 2016 19 May 2016 108 Chang San-cheng
(4) Lee Yung-te (李永得) 20 May 2016 Incumbent 908 Democratic Progressive Party Lin Chuan
William Lai

See also[edit]


  1. ^ http://www.hakka.gov.tw/ct.asp?xItem=126340&ctNode=2342&mp=2321&ps=
  2. ^ http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/taiwan/archives/2015/08/23/2003625990
  3. ^ Wang, Hon-kuo; Chen, Ann (2 July 2013). "Central, local government units to move to New Taipei". Focus Taiwan. Retrieved 16 August 2017.
  4. ^ Longest serving minister.

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