Chou promoted at Taiwan central bank

According to the Taipei Times, the central bank of China in Taiwan announced Monday 29 January that George Chou, who serves as director-general of the foreign exchange department, will be promoted to the position of deputy governor.

Chou will fill the vacancy left by deputy governor Liang Fa-chin, who will retire on Feb. 15 after serving a five-year term, the report said.

Chou, 65, has worked in the central bank's economic research department and its foreign exchange department.

He also served a