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  1. Chen to remain in detention pending appeal

    Posted Sep 17th 2009, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... sentenced to life imprisonment for corruption- pending an appeal- along with his wife, Wu Shu-chen. He would remain at Taipei Detention Centre for two more months if the Taiwan High Court did ... in the judiciary proceedings and collude with others in destroying evidence if freed.' Chen, who has been held since December 30, sought bail last week, with his current two-month detention period due ...

  2. Detention centre holding Chen faces a graft storm of its own

    Posted Apr 17th 2009, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei Taiwan's top detention centre, where graft-tainted former president Chen Shui-bian is held, is grappling with claims of corruption. Prosecutors led more than 130 investigators yesterday to search the Taipei Detention Centre after allegations that prison guards had accepted bribes in exchange for forbidden items the inmates wanted. 'So far we ...

  3. Chen to spend Lunar New Year in detention as top court rejects appeal

    Posted Jan 08th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... an appeal against his detention. The Taiwan High Court said yesterday it was upholding an earlier decision by the Taipei District Court to send Chen back into custody because it was likely that he ... Court's decision means Chen is very likely to remain in custody at the Taipei Detention Centre during the Lunar New Year, which begins on January 26, because he has no further chances to appeal. ...

  4. Chen's detention fight ordered back to court

    Posted Dec 29th 2008, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan The Taipei District Court will today review its earlier decision to release former Taiwanese president Chen Shui-bian from detention pending his trial on corruption charges- this time with a different judge presiding. A court spokesman said Chen was due to appear at the custody hearing at 2pm. Judge Tsai Shou-hsun, joined by two assessors, has taken over from Judge Chou ...

  5. Suspect intentions

    Posted Nov 19th 2008, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... Frank Ching The big news from Taiwan is the handcuffing and detention of former president Chen Shui-bian, who is being held in a money-laundering investigation. He immediately began a hunger strike and was taken to hospital after five days. Mr Chen's detention followed that of a series of top people in his administration. These arrests have prompted concern over ...

  6. Detention of HK journalist is mainland's legal affair: officials

    Posted Jun 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... Jimmy Cheung The Hong Kong government would try to help the family of detained journalist Ching Cheong, acting Chief Executive Henry Tang Ying-yen said yesterday, but insisted the mainland's legal system must be respected. Mr Tang was speaking as con ...

  7. Justice denied

    Posted Jul 21st 2010, 12:00am by Jerome Cohen

    ... on the Soviet KGB. It was subjecting Xue to 'residential surveillance'- illegal, incommunicado detention in a secret facility. Beijing's failure to notify the US of Xue's detention ... the 32nd day of Xue's detention was an American official allowed to see him. This unlawful delay, not unusual in such cases, gave the Ministry of State Security exclusive, round-the-clock ...

  8. Court orders employer to make MPFA payments

    Posted Mar 30th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chun Yu, trading as Fong Finishing and Binding Company, was ordered to pay the Mandatory Provident Fund Authority a total of $122,927.80. The sum was for mandatory contributions in arrears ... to pay $930 as the cost of the claim. Under Hong Kong law, companies are required to make mandatory contributions towards MPF payments. ...

  9. Australia agrees to extradite HK man

    Posted May 30th 2004, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... Nick Gentle Action lessens sting from refusal to return expats in piling case Australia's justice minister has approved the return of a Chinese man to Hong Kong to face corruption ... Corruption. The decision comes a week after Hong Kong lodged an unprecedented diplomatic protest with Australia over Justice Minister Chris Ellison's refusal to sign orders granted ...

  10. Welcome decision from Australia won't heal rift

    Posted May 30th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Australia's agreement to return Ng Ship-ping to Hong Kong for trial on criminal charges is to be welcomed, affirming as it does that the country's legal custodians are still ... The extradition of Mr Ng and even subsequent returns in pending cases will not change the fact that Australia still owes Hong Kong an explanation regarding the Hendy and Voigt releases. The outrageousness ...




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