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  1. News - China - TAIWAN

    Taiwan quashes convictions in 21-year-old murder case

    Posted Aug 31st 2012, 04:50pm by Agence France-Presse in Taipei

    ... Agence France-Presse in Taipei Taiwan’s High Court on Friday quashed the convictions of three men sentenced to death over the murder of a couple 21 years ago, bringing an end to one ... Although they were not reimprisoned, pending an appeal, the decision provoked an outcry from rights groups. After their convictions were quashed on Friday, the Taiwan Association for Human Rights ...

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    Taiwan police probe death of ‘skeleton’ 8-year-old girl as abuse by starvation

    Posted May 02nd 2014, 04:58pm by AFP

    ... healthier, according to the police. She could face a maximum sentence of life in prison if convicted of abuse leading to death. ...

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    Former military officers jailed for recruiting spies for Beijing

    Posted Feb 22nd 2014, 04:48am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Taipei Ex-officers jailed for recruiting spies A Taiwanese court has sentenced two former officers to 10 months in prison for helping recruit spies for the mainland. Ex-navy lieutenant Chien Ching-kuo was convicted yesterday of violating the national security law, along with Lu Chun-chun. Lu recruited Chien to join the Communist Party with a paid ...

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    Taiwan's chief prosecutor charged with leaking legal secrets

    Posted Nov 01st 2013, 04:34pm by Lawrence Chung

    ... president. Huang, the prosecutor general, has denied the accusation and said he would resign if found guilty. He faces up to three years in jail if convicted. Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou, ... to only list Huang as a defendant in the leak-of-secrets case. In a statement responding to the charges, Huang said he would step down if convicted. He insisted that what he did was right ...

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    22 years for Taiwanese billionaire's son who filmed non-consensual sex with women

    Posted Sep 04th 2013, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... months in jail. That portion of the sentence can be converted into a fine of NT$2.8 million. The court did not find enough evidence to convict Lee of raping or having non-consensual sex with 21 ...

  6. News - China - TAIWAN

    Taiwan man gets 12 years for starving mother to death

    Posted Aug 01st 2013, 12:43pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Taipei A Taiwanese man has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for letting his sick mother starve to death and her body to become infested with maggots. Chang Chih-chiang, 36, was convicted and sentenced on Wednesday on charges of abandoning his mother, resulting in her death, the high court said. He can appeal the ruling. The case came to light after ...

  7. News - China - TAIWAN

    Confidante of Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou indicted for graft

    Posted Jul 25th 2013, 02:13pm by AFP

    ... officials in recent years, including ex-president Chen Shui-bian who is serving a 20-year jail term on multiple graft convictions. ...

  8. News - China - TAIWAN

    Taiwan harvests organs from executed death row inmate

    Posted Dec 23rd 2012, 05:22pm by Agence France-Presse in Taipei

    ... the maintenance of capital punishment. Three inmates had agreed to donate their organs but doctors only harvested material from one of them, the United Daily News said. Chen Chin-huo, convicted ... not reveal how the six inmates were executed Friday but usually death row convicts in Taiwan are put to death with a bullet to the head. Taiwan is one of the few countries where organ harvesting from ...

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    Taiwan drops graft charges against former top officials

    Posted Dec 26th 2012, 01:55pm by AFP

    ... but allegedly made no progress in bringing about ties. One of the businessman, who made the accusation, is serving a jail term on embezzlement and forgery convictions in the same case, while the other ...

  10. News - China - TAIWAN

    Taiwan president's confidante Lai Su-ju disciplined by party

    Posted Apr 01st 2013, 05:29pm by Agence France-Presse in Taipei

    ... by a string of corruption cases involving top officials in recent years, including ex-president Chen Shui-bian who is currently serving a 20-year jail term on multiple graft convictions. ...




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