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  1. Chen's legal team queries credibility of prosecution evidence

    Posted Feb 26th 2009, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... against the ex-leader. In the second day of a three-day pre-trial hearing that began on Tuesday, his lawyers attacked testimony obtained from 17 defendants and witnesses. The testimony was from ... the lengthy presentation was a tactic to delay Chen's formal trial. 'It was simply a delaying tactic to try to drag the hearing on indefinitely so that the court would not be able to hand ...

  2. Chen's daughter loses her cool in New York

    Posted Feb 04th 2009, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... funds. A few days before she arrived in the US, she saw her father, who has been held at the Taipei Detention Centre, pending his trial on charges of bribery, money-laundering, embezzlement, ...

  3. Brothers join list of money laundering defendants

    Posted Oct 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei Taiwanese prosecutors have listed two more people as defendants in a snowballing US$21 million money laundering scandal implicating former president Chen Shui-bian. Tsai Ming-tse and his brother Tsai Ming-chieh, associates of form ...

  4. Chen in apology for funds scandal

    Posted Aug 15th 2008, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei Former leader admits mistake Former Taiwanese president Chen Shui-bian admitted wrongdoing and has apologised after being embroiled in another scandal over alleged money laundering. The apology came two days after he had been ques ...

  5. Chen clan jailed for their roles in fund fraud

    Posted Sep 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Chen's son, Chen Chi-chung, and daughter-in-law, Huang Jui-ching, earlier pleaded guilty to money laundering. Chen will learn the result of his own trial on September 11. Yesterday's ...

  6. Chen and Wu not bribed, court told

    Posted Apr 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei Defence witnesses testified in separate trials in the Taipei District Court yesterday that former Taiwanese president Chen Shui-bian and his wife never demanded bribes. Chen and his wife, Wu Shu-chen, who are charged with accepting bribes and other offences, appeared in the same court but never saw each other because Chen attended his trial late ...

  7. Chen gives foes and former allies a piece of his mind in new book

    Posted Mar 26th 2009, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei Former Taiwanese president Chen Shui-bian criticised political foes and former allies alike yesterday, on the eve of his trial on corruption charges. Following a series of pre-trial hearings, Chen is to be brought before court today for a formal trial. He faces life in jail if convicted. His wife, Wu Shu-chen, admitted in court yesterday that she had ...

  8. Chen, on third hunger strike, is sent back to jail from hospital

    Posted May 13th 2009, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... hearing. Chen claims his trial is unfair, and has asked the court to sentence him quickly to a life term. ...

  9. Chen launches essay competition

    Posted Feb 13th 2009, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung Former Taiwanese president Chen Shui-bian appears to be doing all he can to liven up his days in detention. Chen, who has been held since late December for alleged corruption, has decided to launch an essay competition on his new book Cross ...

  10. Chen lashes out at KMT's 'persecution'

    Posted Aug 29th 2008, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... bribes, and hoped to use a Cultural Revolution-style public trial to persecute him. Such persecution, he said, was aimed at 'totally eradicating the Taiwan-centric consciousness'. ... the money was left over from donations for Democratic Progressive Party election campaigns. Amid fury from supporters, Mr Chen and Wu- who is on trial for expenses fraud- quit the party. The scandal ...




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