2016-01-26 Acting Premier Chang surveys massive losses at coastal Tainan fish farms due to extreme cold weather. Aside from ordering the creation of a task force to deal with the impact of the cold spell, Chang asks central and local governments to assess losses quickly and subsidize fishermen generously.
2016-02-06 After a deadly earthquake rattles Tainan, Premier Chang promptly visits hard-hit areas and orders the formation of a disaster recovery task force. Chang returned to Tainan more than 10 times thereafter to monitor rescue and recovery operations, calling for full assistance from central and local authorities.
2016-02-25 The Executive Yuan Council passes draft amendments to the Urban Renewal Act, the Disaster Prevention and Protection Act, and the Building Act.
2016-03-14 The government announces soil liquefaction risk areas and launches a package of preventive measures. On April 28, 2016, the Executive Yuan approves a plan to improve the safety of residential buildings around Taiwan.
2016-04-22 A national research center for mosquito-borne diseases is inaugurated, with branches in Tainan and Kaohsiung cities.
2016-05-05 The Executive Yuan Council proposes five laws on digital convergence: an electronic communications broadcast act, an act governing telecommunications infrastructure and resources, a telecommunications enterprise act, an act governing cable multichannel platform services, and a radio and television enterprises and channel enterprises administration act.