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  1. A rare meteorological U-turn that sparked chaos

    Posted Aug 11th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Kang-chung The sudden return of Pabuk to Hong Kong caught the entire city off guard because the tropical storm was still close to the city when it moved back, according to the Observatory. Weathermen came under fire when thousands of commuters were str ...

  2. Cyberspace chaos leaves region reeling

    Posted Dec 28th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporters Net users struggle to cope without their lifeline as providers warn it could take weeks to fix cables damaged by quake People across the region were yesterday starkly faced with the answer to the question they have been asking since a vast ...

  3. Taiwan leader's daughter swipes at father-in-law

    Posted Jun 28th 2007, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... father-in-law should kill himself over an insider-trading scandal that saw her husband sentenced to seven years in jail. After days of pressure over the fate of her physician husband, Chao Chien-ming, first daughter Chen Hsin-yu cursed her father-in-law, Chao Yu-chu, for failing to shoulder full responsibility for the scandal. 'I couldn't sleep. I have been thinking again and again ...

  4. Chen's son-in-law faces 8 years' jail: prosecutor

    Posted Jul 11th 2006, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... the president's leadership. Chao Chien-ming, 34, faces eight years in jail if convicted of making an illicit profit of as much as NT$29 million ($7 million) through insider share trading in Taiwan Development Corp (TDC), said Taipei District Prosecutor's Office spokesman Lin Pang-liang. Chao was released on NT$10 million bail last night. Mr Lin said prosecutors were also seeking a 10-year ...

  5. First family scandal could snowball

    Posted May 24th 2006, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei Insider trading probe involving Taiwan president's son-in-law spreads after new irregularities claim An insider trading scandal implicating Chao Chien-ming, the son-in-law of Taiwanese President Chen Shui-bian, could snowball further, with Dr Chao coming under fire over another alleged irregularity. Finance Minister Joseph Lyu Jye-cherng said yesterday ...

  6. The ire of the storm

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

    ... of the president's son-in-law, Chao Chien-ming, in an insider trading scandal involving millions of Taiwan dollars. The president's wife, Wu Shu-chen, has also been accused of abusing a position of influence, as has Mr Chen's former aide, Ma Yung-cheng. Taiwanese media alleged that Dr Chao pocketed more than NT$70 million ($16.7 million) by using inside information and dummy accounts ...

  7. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    US envoy to resume trade talks in Taiwan

    Posted Mar 09th 2013, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... the talks in Taipei along with Taiwan's Deputy Economics Minister Chao Shih-chao and they would be followed by a joint press conference tomorrow night, officials from the American Institute ...

  8. News - China - COURT

    Former Ma Ying-jeou aide Lin Yi-shih jailed for extortion

    Posted May 01st 2013, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... at protecting Ma's key aides and at helping to clear the image of corruption in the Ma government," said Chao Tien-lin, a legislator with the pro-independence Democratic Progressive Party. ...

  9. News - China - DEFENCE

    Taiwan deploys US-made advanced early warning radar

    Posted Feb 03rd 2013, 04:55pm by AFP

    ... are aiming more than 1,000 ballistic missiles at Taiwan,” Chao Shih-chang, then deputy defence minister, told parliament in 2011, adding it was also capable of detecting cruise missiles. Ties between ...

  10. News - China - TAIPEI BRIEFING

    Taiwan media shake-up gets its wires crossed

    Posted Feb 13th 2013, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... inferior to those provided by the GIO. "Cutting the GIO only makes things even worse- Chaos No 1: foreign media outlets now become orphans," a headline in the Taipei-based United Evening ... Cutting the GIO only makes things even worse- Chaos No 1: foreign media outlets now become orphans One example it quoted was a visit to Pengjia Islet, near the disputed Diaoyu Islands in the East ...




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