Last Updated: Saturday, December 21, 2013, 11:53
A Taiwanese court has suspended the trial of former president Chen Shui-bian on the ground that he is suffering from depression, dementia and other health problems, officials said on Saturday.
Last Updated: Monday, January 02, 2012, 13:34
Taiwan`s jailed ex-leader Chen Shui-bian will be allowed to attend his mother-in-law`s funeral next week, but will remained handcuffed.
Last Updated: Friday, December 03, 2010, 16:04
Chen Shui-bian is the first ex-leader of Taiwan to be jailed.
Last Updated: Friday, November 12, 2010, 09:56
Taiwan`s supreme court sentenced ex-president Chen Shui-bian, an anti-China firebrand whose rhetoric enraged Beijing and irked Washington, and his wife to 19 years in prison for bribery.
Last Updated: Friday, June 11, 2010, 10:52
The former president was convicted last year of embezzling state funds.
Last Updated: Friday, September 25, 2009, 15:29
The Taiwan High Court has decided to hear an appeal by former President Chen Shui-bian against his recent corruption convictions, according to reports.
Last Updated: Monday, September 14, 2009, 15:44
The office of Taiwan`s former president Chen Shui-bian says he has appealed a verdict sentencing him to life in prison on corruption charges.
Last Updated: Sunday, September 13, 2009, 12:20
Taiwanese prosecutors are mulling more legal action against the island`s former president and his wife, just days after the pair were jailed for life for corruption, it was reported on Sunday.
Last Updated: Saturday, September 12, 2009, 17:52
Former Taiwan president Chen Shui-bian, who has been sentenced to life in prison for graft, was planning to publish his third book penned while in detention, a report said on Saturday.
Last Updated: Saturday, September 12, 2009, 14:43
Media in Taiwan were divided on Saturday over former president Chen Shui-bian`s conviction on corruption charges, with some hailing it as a "milestone" while others said it was a "flawed" process.
Last Updated: Friday, September 11, 2009, 15:10
A Taiwan court imposed a life sentence on former president Chen Shui-bian after convicting him of corruption on Friday, marking a watershed in the island`s turbulent political history.
Last Updated: Tuesday, September 01, 2009, 18:30
A Taiwan court on Tuesday sentenced the
wife of ex-president Chen Shui-bian to a year in jail for
perjury, as it passed the first convictions in an
unprecedented case against the former first family.
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