Earlier this week Ovid Tzeng, a former minister of education and current minister without portfolio, reaffirmed his support for Taiwan adoping Hanyu Pinyin and said that this is an important issue the government will need to deal with sooner or later.
Z?ng Zhìl?ng Jiàoyùbù zh?ng rènnèi, ji?nchí c?iyòng Hàny? P?ny?n, shì t? bèi huàn xiàlái de zh?y?n zh?y?. T? zuóti?n réng bù g?i qí zhì, qiángdiào guówài bùgu?n Zh?ngwén jiàoxué huò xuéshù q?k?n, h?n du? y?jing g?iyòng Hàny? P?ny?n, Táiw?n bùnéng shìruòwúd?, zhè su? f?i x?n zhèngf? zuì y?uxi?n sh?zhèng xiàngmù, dànshì y? lièwéi wèilái zhòngdà ji?nt?o shìxiàng.
Most of the source article for this discusses poet and academic Zheng Chouyu’s backing for Hanyu Pinyin. He stresses his view that this is a practical matter, not a political one.
source: Zhèng Chóuy? jiànyì: Zh?ngwén yìy?n k?y? c?i Hàny? P?ny?n (?????????? ??????), United Daily News, June 9, 2009
further reading: Hanyu Pinyin backer to return to Taiwan’s Cabinet, Pinyin News, April 29, 2008