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Taiwan court suspends trial of ailing ex-president

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.

Taiwan ex-leader to attend funeral in handcuffs

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.

Former Taiwan president Chen sent to prison

Last Updated: Friday, December 03, 2010, 16:04

Chen Shui-bian is the first ex-leader of Taiwan to be jailed.

Taiwan ex-president gets 19 years in prison

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.

Taiwan court cuts ex-president`s jail term

Last Updated: Friday, June 11, 2010, 10:52

The former president was convicted last year of embezzling state funds.

Taipei court to extend detention, hear appeal of former Pres

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.

Taiwan`s ex-president appeals life sentence

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.

Taiwan`s ex-president may face more graft charges: Report

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.

Jailed Taiwan ex-president to publish third book: Report

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.

Taiwan media divided over ex-leader`s life sentence

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.

Taiwan court convicts ex-prez, imposes life sentence

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.

Taiwan`s former first lady sentenced on perjury charges

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.