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  1. Taiwan's 'Empress Dowager' to face court over corruption charges

    Posted Feb 09th 2009, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Chiu Yi said. In her last summons in September, the Taipei District Court denied a request by prosecutors to arrest Wu for failing to show up for a court hearing, after the National Taiwan ... in 1985. The accident left her confined to a wheelchair and she has remained in poor health since. Wu was charged in November 2006 with embezzlement of NT$14.8 million (HK$3.5 million) in special ...

  2. Lien Chan risks being seen as just a sore loser

    Posted Mar 25th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Taiwan's opposition leader Lien Chan appeared a sympathetic figure when, as defeat loomed in Saturday's election, he made an emotional speech refusing to accept the result. ... a recount is essential if the tension which has gripped Taiwan since the weekend is to ease and the uncertainty end. A significant step towards this outcome was taken on Tuesday, when Mr Chen agreed ...

  3. Free spirit juggles job of converting old, private college into a university

    Posted Dec 29th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in Sichuan province to a high-ranking Kuomintang family, he moved to Taiwan in 1949. As an asthma sufferer, he was self taught and went to school only to take exams. With persistence and a desire for knowledge, the young Chang finished high school and university in Taiwan before going to Stanford University in the US to pursue a master's degree in aeronautics and astronautics, adding physics ...

  4. Jackson fan, 72, stole special disc

    Posted Aug 01st 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man An unemployed and elderly fan of Michael Jackson who could not keep her hands off the late star's special edition CD in a Mong Kok store was fined HK$2,000 for stealing a copy. Choi Wai-ying, 72, pleaded guilty at Kwun Tong Court yesterday to taking a copy of the special Jackson album Bad from the store last month. A lawyer defending Choi told Acting Principal ...

  5. Lucrative move

    Posted Sep 10th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and their independence was recognised internationally, the flag - sewn by Sukarno's third wife Fatmawati - was finally raised at Freedom Palace. To this day, the Indonesian flag has a special significance ...

  6. Chen admits inventing fake project: reports

    Posted Sep 09th 2008, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung Former Taiwanese president Chen Shui-bian has reportedly admitted making up a bogus project allowing him to claim NT$6 million (HK$1.47 million) worth of special state funds for secret diplomatic missions. Quoting unnamed judicial sources, Taiwanese media reported yesterday that Mr Chen had admitted during questioning by prosecutors on Friday that he had faked ...

  7. Chen aide implicated in Taiwan graft case

    Posted Oct 04th 2008, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... related to the case if freed,' said Chen Yun-nan, spokesman for a special investigation taskforce under the Supreme Prosecutors Office. The request was pending last night. Mr Lin ... was responsible for approving expense claims related to a special state fund allocated to Mr Chen for public spending during his 2000-2008 presidency. Mr Chen's office sternly rejected ...

  8. Taiwan court to rule on Chen's appeal

    Posted Jun 11th 2010, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei The Taiwan High Court is to decide today whether to uphold or reverse former president Chen Shui-bian's conviction on corruption charges, for which he has ... for embezzling NT$104 million (HK$25 million) in special state funds, accepting NT$400 million in bribes, laundering NT$1.3 billion in funds abroad, influence peddling, document forgery and other ...

  9. Taiwan's 'trial of the century' under way

    Posted Mar 27th 2009, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei Taiwan put former president Chen Shui-bian on trial for corruption yesterday, and the outcome will decide whether the ex-leader will spend the rest of his life ... taken bribes. 'It is highly unbearable for the prosecutors to say that I accepted a bribe from the land deal,' Chen said on the first day of the court proceedings, dubbed Taiwan ...

  10. New generation aspiring to Taiwan's leadership

    Posted Feb 01st 2011, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei Of all the younger members of prominent political families in Taiwan, Eric Chu Li-luan may have the brightest future. The new mayor of Xinbei is seen as one ... is a workday for me and the city government,' Chu said. Xinbei is Taiwan's largest municipality with close to 4 million people, and was administered as Taipei county until December 25, when ...




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