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  1. News - China - TAIWAN

    Taiwan drops graft charges against former top officials

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

    ... Agence France-Presse in Taipei Taiwanese prosecutors said on Wednesday they had decided to drop charges against two former top officials in a corruption case involving nearly US$30 million embezzled from the government. A businessman had accused former vice premier Chiou I-jen and former foreign minister James Huang of “splitting” the diplomatic fund with him in 2006 under ...

  2. News - China - TAIWAN

    Taiwan typhoon hero held over corruption claims

    Posted Aug 30th 2012, 05:46pm by Agence France-Presse in Taipei

    ... Agence France-Presse in Taipei Taiwan’s former fire chief Huang Chi-min, hailed as a hero for leading rescue efforts during Typhoon Morakot in 2009, has been arrested on corruption allegations, officials said on Thursday. Huang, who headed the National Fire Agency from 2003 to 2009, was suspected of favouring unidentified firms in several contracts, helping them profit by more ...

  3. 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

    ... in a high-profile corruption scandal. Lai’s “implication in the case has violated the party’s rules against corruption and has spoiled the party’s image”, the party led by President Ma Ying-jeou said in a statement. “The disciplinary committee unilaterally decided to have her party membership temporarily terminated,” it said. Ma, who rose to power on an anti-corruption platform, apologised last week ...

  4. News - China - TAIWAN

    Confidante of Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou indicted for graft

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

    ... Agence France-Presse in Taipei A Taiwanese politician known for her close ties with the president was indicted on Thursday on corruption charges, a prosecutor said. Lai Su-ju, a member ... had represented Ma and other top politicians in several high-profile court cases. She became the second KMT politician with close links to the president to be implicated in corruption ...

  5. News - China - TAIWAN

    Taiwan’s jailed ex-president suffering severe mental ailments: doctors

    Posted Dec 11th 2013, 03:53pm by Bryan Harris

    ... a 17-and-a-half-year sentence for corruption at a Taichung prison in central Taiwan. However, following his incarceration five years ago, his health began to worsen and he is now said to be suffering from ...

  6. News - China - TAIWAN

    US seizes two homes linked to Taiwan’s Chen Shui-bian

    Posted Nov 15th 2012, 04:44pm by AFP

    ... corruption,” Assistant Attorney General Lanny Breuer said in a statement. While Chen was in office, Yuanta Securities paid a bribe of TW$200 million (about US$6 million) to Wu in 2004 to ensure ... the US assets of foreign corrupt officials who try to use our country to conceal the illicit proceeds and profits of their crimes.” Chen is serving a jail term of 18 years and six months ...

  7. News - China - TAIWAN

    Taiwanese protest sparks pro-democracy comments from mainland Chinese netizens

    Posted Aug 05th 2013, 02:36pm by Jeremy Blum

    ... than simply corrupting and oppressing vulnerable groups.” Another netizen wrote that President Xi Jinping’s new slogan, the “Chinese Dream”, was not something that could be found ... criticism for Taiwan’s military leaders. “It’s time for vigilante justice,” one angered poster wrote. “The corrupt [military officials] consistently get away with such crimes [like Hung’s death] ...

  8. News - China - TAIWAN

    Ma Ying-jeou ally Lin Yi-shih charged for taking NT$63 million in bribes

    Posted Oct 26th 2012, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Ying-jeou's aide faces bribery charges Taiwanese prosecutors yesterday indicted a former top official on corruption charges in a high-profile court case that has tarnished the image of squeaky clean ... of corruption for allegedly pocketing NT$63 million (HK$16.6 million) in bribes. A copy of the indictment posted on the government website said Lin demanded bribes from a businessman- identified as Chen ...

  9. News - China Insider - TAIWAN

    Taiwan breach of trust scandal called a Kuomintang ‘power play’ by netizens

    Posted Sep 10th 2013, 05:50pm by Jeremy Blum

    ... Yuan, arguing that what they perceived as an inability to pass bills and regulate unruly lawmakers had “damaged Taiwan’s image” more than anything Ma had done. Others said that corruption ...

  10. News - China - TAIWAN

    Ma Ying-jeou's approval sinks to record 9pc amid KMT infighting

    Posted Sep 17th 2013, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Then Taipei mayor, Ma told a huge rally that Chen's approval rating was so low that he should step down regardless of what happened in his corruption case. "The recall action has nothing ...




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