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  • Sep 18, 2014
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Gunman mistook Lien's son for target in revenge shooting, court told

Taiwanese prosecutors have brought murder and other charges against a man accused of shooting the son of Kuomintang honorary chairman Lien Chan during an election rally in November.

Saturday, 22 January, 2011, 12:00am


Seized by Max Hardberger Nicholas Brealey Publishing, HK$130

1 Aug 2010 - 12:00am

Corrections & clarifications

In 'In from the cold' published yesterday on page A15, Lien Chan was incorrectly identified as former Democratic Progressive Party chairman. Mr Lien is former chairman of the Kuomintang. His name was also misspelled. We apologise for the errors.

30 Sep 2008 - 12:00am

Bloody mayhem as KMT party leaves

Thousands in clashes over Lien Chan's 'journey of peace'

Taiwanese opposition leader Lien Chan's historic 'journey of peace' to the mainland got off to a bad start yesterday.

27 Apr 2005 - 12:00am

Blanket coverage by mainland media

Lien Chan's history-making trip has received overwhelming coverage by state media, from probing minute details of his life and family to counting the number of suitcases he was carrying.

27 Apr 2005 - 12:00am

Vice-President in row over $8.3m poll loan

Taiwan Vice-President Lien Chan yesterday admitted he lent NT$36.24 million (HK$8.33 million) to a former protege later convicted on corruption charges.

The admission came as National Assembly deputy Li Wen-chung filed a formal complaint over the loan with the Control Yuan, Taiwan's highest government watchdog body.

24 Apr 1998 - 12:00am

Paper chase man weighs up scales

Leung Wing-fai is a legal executive, a person with legal training who is not a solicitor. He works for solicitors Sit Fung Kwong and Shum handling property conveyancing. After taking a three-year, part-time course at City University he has been doing conveyancing work for more than 13 years. He is married and lives in Kowloon.

7 May 1996 - 12:00am

London property prospers

INVESTING in prime London residential property should provide an annual yield of up to 7 per cent and offer the prospect of capital growth, the director of a UK investment company claims.

Paul Groves, of Prime Invest (London), said flats in prestigious areas such as Kensington, Chelsea and Fulham have managed to defy the slump in UK housing.

10 Dec 1995 - 12:00am

Warning on pitfalls of mainland security law

CONFUSION over who qualifies as a creditworthy guarantor in China could limit the effectiveness of the mainland's new security law in the short term, a foreign banker warns.

11 Nov 1995 - 12:00am

House-buying with minimal hassle

THE legal process of transferring property ownership from one person to another in England is commonly known as conveyancing.

Theoretically, while it may be possible to do it personally, it would be difficult for an overseas-based buyer.

It is possible nowadays to use a licensed conveyancer but a better way is to employ a solicitor.

28 Sep 1994 - 12:00am