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  1. Local businesses cash in on scandal

    Posted Jun 10th 2006, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung The so-called 'Chao Chien-ming effect' has been a hot issue in Taiwan since the son-in-law of President Chen Shui-bian was implicated in a multimillion-dollar insider trading scandal that might force Mr Chen to resign. While Dr Chao (right), who's married to the president's daughter Chen Hsing-yu, was alleged to have used his ...

  2. Chen son-in-law's appeal rejected

    Posted Jun 27th 2007, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... and increased his jail sentence to seven years for insider trading in a verdict that has shaken Mr Chen's administration. Chao Chien-ming, a physician married to Mr Chen's daughter Chen ... million [HK$23.84 million], the court decided to mete out a heavier sentence,' said High Court spokesman Wen Yao-yuan. Chao's lawyers said they would appeal to the Supreme Court. Chao ...

  3. Chen's son-in-law jailed for six years

    Posted Dec 28th 2006, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei The son-in-law of Taiwanese president Chen Shui-bian has been sentenced to six years in jail and fined NT$30 million (HK$7.14 million) for insider trading. Chao ... gains of NT$4.27 million through dealing in shares of a once financially troubled land developer, Taiwan Development Corp. Chao's father, Chao Yu-chu, was sentenced to 51/2 years ...

  4. Scandal-hit Chen urged to resign by old friend

    Posted Aug 10th 2006, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... the president had to resign to take responsibility for the implication of his son-in-law, Chao Chien-ming, in an insider trading scandal. 'Until now, Chao Chien-ming has yet to admit a mistake,' he said. 'Should Taiwan be brought down by the Chen and Chao families?' Mr Chen has come under increasing pressure to quit over the corruption allegations tied to his family ...

  5. Taiwanese official held over graft allegations

    Posted May 25th 2006, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... another blow to the Taiwanese leader, who has been troubled by a series of scandals plaguing his government and his family. Prosecutors yesterday subpoenaed the president's son-in-law, Chao Chien-ming, Dr Chao's parents, Chao Yu-chu and Chien Shui-mian, as well as Dr Chao's brother and sister-in-law for questioning over their alleged roles in a suspected insider trading ...

  6. Gleeful daily hyperventilates over Taiwan's ignoble day of 'firsts'

    Posted May 27th 2006, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... with Alex Lo Wen Wei Po reported with glee on its front page yesterday the arrest of Taiwanese President Chen Shui-bian's son-in-law Chao Chien-ming for alleged insider trading. ... for Taiwan, and a 'first-class' headache for the island's justice system. Dr Chao has also been dismissed from the National Taiwan University Hospital where he worked, the dismissal ...

  7. Doubts grow over leadership

    Posted May 29th 2006, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... the political clout needed to serve as president. The survey was conducted on Saturday shortly after Mr Chen's son-in-law, Chao Chien-ming, was arrested over alleged insider trading. It indicated ...

  8. Chen sees popularity plunge to new low

    Posted May 19th 2006, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... a nine-day Latin America visit. But just before he returned to the island, local news media reported his physician son-in-law, Chao Chien-ming, allegedly profited through insider trading ... after the first family's assets had been put into trust. DPP legislator Yeh Yi-chin said the scandal involving Dr Chao had infuriated the president, who thought his son-in-law should ...

  9. A sorry state of affairs

    Posted May 30th 2006, 12:00am by Tom Plate

    ... allegations of illegal stock trading; another involved a relative accused of corruption; and the latest one hit his son-in-law, Chao Chien-ming. Chao was handcuffed and detained by law-enforcement ...

  10. Shining a light on graft in Taiwan

    Posted Apr 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... an anti-graft agency. 'Overall, the legislation of these acts and their enforcements are rather effective in helping to curb corruption in Taiwan,' said Chen Chao-chien, professor of public ...




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