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  1. News - China - TAIWAN

    Taiwan court upholds ruling against Ma’s bid to expel speaker Wang Jin-pyng

    Posted Sep 30th 2013, 07:36pm by Lawrence Chung

    ... the DPP legislative caucus whip. Calling it the "most serious infringement of Taiwan judicial independence", and citing a wiretap transcript provided by Prosecutor-General Huang Shih-ming, Ma said he could not turn a blind eye to what he described as illegal lobbying involving the head of the legislature and the opposition legislative caucus' whip. Days later he ...

  2. News - China - TAIWAN

    Accusations of wiretaps add to Taiwan's legislative acrimony

    Posted Sep 28th 2013, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... to the DPP whip Ker Chien-ming in a breach-of-trust case. Huang claims Ker sought help from Wang, who then asked Chen and the then justice minister, Tseng Yung-fu, to instruct Lin to drop the appeal. ...

  3. News - China - TAIWAN

    Taiwan's chief prosecutor charged with leaking legal secrets

    Posted Nov 01st 2013, 04:34pm by Lawrence Chung

    ... to brief him about the telephone calls. The wiretaps allegedly revealed Wang had pressed leading judicial officials to intervene in a matter involving Ker Chien-ming, the legislative caucus whip ...

  4. News - China - TAIWAN

    Taiwan legislature to probe influence-peddling claims against lawmakers

    Posted Sep 19th 2013, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei lawrence.chung@scmp.com Legislature to probe interference claims Taiwan's legislature will launch its own investigation into influence-peddling allegations against two legislative leaders that have triggered a stability-threatening political crisis. The probe was requested by Democratic Progressive Party whip Ker Chien-ming, who has been accused ...

  5. News - China - TAIWAN

    Ma Ying-jeou blasts speaker of legislature for meddling in court cases

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

    ... for influence peddling by helping Ker Chien-ming, a legislature caucus whip of the pro-independence Democratic Progressive Party shun an appeal to be filed by a prosecutor over the legal case. Calling ...

  6. News - China - TAIWAN

    Ma Ying-jeou seeks to control fallout from bid to expel speaker

    Posted Sep 20th 2013, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... breach-of-trust case against Democratic Progressive Party whip Ker Chien-ming. The move effectively removed Wang as speaker, since he relied on the KMT's recommendation for his "at-large" ...

  7. News - China - TAIWAN

    Taiwan premier's report blocked in stormy opening legislative session

    Posted Sep 18th 2013, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... legislative caucus whip Ker Chien-ming over a breach-of-trust case. Jiang followed suit by questioning Wang's political credibility, suggesting that the speaker should resign. However, on Friday, ...

  8. News - China - TAIWAN

    Taiwan legislature speaker denies claims of influence-peddling

    Posted Sep 11th 2013, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... of lobbying former justice minister Tseng Yung-fu to quash an appeal in a criminal case against Democratic Progressive Party whip Ker Chien-ming. It has presented wiretap transcripts to back up its ...

  9. News - China - TAIWAN

    Ma Ying-jeou questioned over 'leak' of findings in wiretap case

    Posted Oct 04th 2013, 12:00am by LAWRENCE CHEUNG

    ... Huang told Ma that by wiretapping Ker Chien-ming, the DPP's caucus whip, between June and September, he had discovered that Ker allegedly sought help from Wang to pressure a prosecutor ...

  10. News - China - TAIWAN

    Ma Ying-jeou risks splitting Taiwan’s KMT, lawmakers warn

    Posted Sep 10th 2013, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Party has accused Ma of undercutting the judiciary's independence. Ker, the DPP caucus whip, led the attack. "Ma Ying-jeou is the one who violates the law and disrupts judicial ...



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