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    Taiwanese prosecutor indicted for covering up gambling

    Posted Mar 08th 2013, 02:32pm by Agence France-Presse in Taipei

    ... Agence France-Presse in Taipei A Taiwanese prosecutor was indicted on Friday on corruption charges for allegedly taking bribes to cover up gambling businesses, in the latest scandal to hit ... in the judiciary,” the SID statement said. Under Taiwanese law, corruption charges carry the maximum sentence of life in prison. Taiwan has been rocked by a string of high-profile corruption cases involving ...

  2. Top Taiwanese official owns up to taking bribes

    Posted Jul 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei lawrence.chung@scmp.com A senior official in Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou's government has confessed to accepting at least NT$63 million (HK$16.6 million) ... accusations he had accepted the bribes. Taiwanese prosecutors arrested Lin yesterday after he was taken to prosecutors on Sunday for an overnight interrogation, where he confessed to the wrongdoing. ...

  3. Taiwanese leader 'man of bad faith'

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

    ... Beijing has slammed Taiwanese President Chen Shui-bian as a man of 'bad faith' after the US praised his inauguration address. 'The whole speech was about Taiwan's status as an independent country,' Taiwan Affairs Office spokesman Zhang Mingqing said. Full report - A5 ...

  4. Taiwanese premier urges protest rethink

    Posted Mar 10th 2005, 12:00am by Jacky Hsu

    ... Jacky Hsu in Taipei Frank Hsieh warns island must unite 'or lose everything' Taiwanese Premier Frank Hsieh Chang-ting yesterday urged the opposition to reconsider its plan ... year's poll, Lien Chan, has claimed the election-eve shooting helped Mr Chen attract a sympathy vote. Mr Chen won the March 20 presidential poll by a wafer-thin margin. Taiwanese police recently ...

  5. Taiwanese envoy to US hits first obstacle

    Posted Apr 17th 2007, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... on Sunday. But his mission to improve US-Taiwan ties and promote Taiwanese interests has been marred by Washington's refusal to support President Chen Shui-bian's bid to join the WHO. Mr Wu ... to a military attack by the mainland. The State Department, however, said the US did not support Taiwanese independence and opposed any unilateral changes to the status quo across the Taiwan Strait, ...

  6. Mainland Taiwanese indifferent to event

    Posted May 21st 2004, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... Eva Woo and Bill Savadove in Shanghai and Leu Siew Ying in Guangzhou President Chen Shui-bian's inauguration speech was not a big draw for Taiwanese businessmen living on the mainland. Many said they did not bother to watch the ceremony on television and had little interest in what Mr Chen had to say. Chris Chiu, project manager with Taiwan's Moci Digital Science ...

  7. Taiwanese premier in new tack on Beijing

    Posted Jun 02nd 2006, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei Signalling a softening of Chen's line on trade, he urges cross-strait pragmatism Taiwanese Premier Su Tseng-chang yesterday signalled he would adopt ... a confidence has been a decisive factor that has made Taiwan an international business hub in the past 400 years,' Mr Su told mainland-based Taiwanese businessmen. Mainland Affairs Council ...

  8. Taiwanese rivals enter final stretch

    Posted Mar 15th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... As election fever grows in Taiwan, the Post follows the campaign trail this week in the run-up to Saturday's poll. Today, Allen T. Cheng follows Kuomintang leader Lien Chan as he tries to wrangle votes in the southern heartland of Chen Shui-bian' ...

  9. Taiwanese official held over graft allegations

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

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei Detention of science council chief adds to litany of scandals hurting president A senior Taiwanese official has been detained over alleged corruption, the latest ... 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 ...

  10. Taiwanese legislature to vote on president's fate

    Posted Jun 27th 2006, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... to grab power through the recall motion. That move, he claimed, would be a step backwards in the hard-won battle for Taiwanese to be their own masters, a statement which won over hardline ... it means the defeat of the so-called Taiwanese identity,' said political analyst George Tsai, a research fellow at National Chengchi University's Institute of International Relations. ...




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