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Taiwan Court Upholds Ex-president’s Detention

From AP: Taiwan’s High Court on Friday upheld its earlier decision to keep former President Chen Shui-bian in detention after the Supreme Court ordered it to hold a hearing on the matter, an official said. The Supreme...

Ex-Taiwan President Chen Sentenced to Life

Chen Shui-bian, former President of Taiwan, has been sentenced to life in prison, together with his wife, on charges of embezzlement, bribery, money laundering and forgery. Time reports: It was a dramatic fall from grace for the...

Ex-Taiwan Head Returned to Prison

From BBC News: Taiwan’s ex-President, Chen Shui-bian, has been returned to prison pending his trial on corruption charges, after a court reversed a bail order. The Taipei District Court judges are reported to have said...

Several Thousand Rally in Support of Taiwan’s Chen

From AP: Several thousand demonstrators waved flags and chanted in Taiwan’s capital Saturday to protest the detention of former President Chen Shui-bian on graft allegations. Judges ordered the 57-year-old Chen jailed Nov....

Jailed Taiwanese Ex-leader Hospitalized

From AP: Authorities took former Taiwan President Chen Shui-bian from his jail cell to a hospital Sunday when a doctor detected an irregular heartbeat following Chen’s five-day hunger strike over his arrest on corruption...

Taiwan Prosecutor in Hong Kong For Chen Probe: Report

From AFP: A Taiwanese prosecutor has flown to Hong Kong as part of a investigation of former president Chen Shui-bian and his family for alleged money laundering, a report here said on Tuesday. The Apple Daily said prosecutor...

Ex-president Barred From Leaving Taiwan

From AFP: Taiwan’s former president Chen Shui-bian has been barred from leaving the island and his office raided on money-laundering allegations implicating him and his family, officials said Sunday. The coast guard...

Taiwan’s Ex-President Rejects Defamation Charges

From AFP: Taiwan’s former president Chen Shui-bian on Monday insisted he was not guilty of defamation claims brought against him, as opponents of the pro-independence leader protested outside the courthouse. Chen, who...

Taiwan Indicts 5 Former Ministers

From Washington Post: Five former ministers who served under Chen Shui-bian when he was president of Taiwan were indicted Tuesday on corruption charges related to the alleged misuse of special expense accounts. The indictments...

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