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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’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 ...

  4. 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

    ... Taiwan’s ruling Kuomintang party on Monday suspended the membership of Lai Su-ju, a confidante of the island’s president, for her alleged involvement 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. News - China - TAIWAN

    Taiwanese protest sparks pro-democracy comments from mainland Chinese netizens

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

    ... in society, rather 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

    Unopposed Ma needs large turnout to 'solidify' power

    Posted Jul 19th 2013, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... corruption allegations related to his time as mayor of Taipei. He was later cleared of the allegations. Despite technically being elected chairman twice, after again winning in 2009, the party ...

  9. 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

    ... on corruption charges in a high-profile court case that has tarnished the image of squeaky clean Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou's government. Lin Yi-shih, 42, former secretary general of Taiwan's cabinet and a vice-chairman of the ruling Kuomintang, was charged with four counts of corruption for allegedly pocketing NT$63 million (HK$16.6 million) in bribes. A copy of the indictment ...

  10. News - China - TAIWAN

    DPP congress poised for conflict over gangsters, Chen Shui-bian

    Posted May 25th 2013, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... as nominal members and the planned return to the party of former president Chen Shui-bian, now in jail for corruption, a motion by younger members seeking a revision of the party's cross-strait ...




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