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UPI Almanac for Thursday, March 20, 2014.
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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013.
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Former Taiwan president attempts suicide

TAIPEI, Taiwan, June 4 (UPI) -- Jailed former Taiwan President Chen Shui-bian is recovering after prison guards foiled his attempt to hang himself.

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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, March 20, 2013.
By United Press International

Hospital: Leader's tremors not Parkinson's

TAIPEI, Taiwan, Jan. 10 (UPI) -- Parkinson's disease is not the cause of hand tremors experienced by the imprisoned former president of Taiwan, the hospital treating him said Thursday.

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UPI Almanac for Monday, Nov. 12, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012.
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Former leader denied medical parole

Former leader denied medical parole

TAIPEI, Taiwan, March 21 (UPI) -- Former Taiwanese President Chen Shui-bian doesn't need a medical parole to have his health problems treated, judicial officials in Taiwan said Wednesday.

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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, March 20, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Nov. 12, 2011.
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Former Taiwanese president indicted

TAIPEI, Taiwan, July 1 (UPI) -- Former Taiwanese President Lee Teng-hui, 88, the island's first democratically elected leader, was indicted on embezzlement charges, prosecutors said.
Ex-Taiwan president's sentence reduced

Ex-Taiwan president's sentence reduced

TAIPEI, Taiwan, June 11 (UPI) -- A Taiwanese high court Friday reduced the life sentences of former President Chen Shui-bian and his wife -- both convicted of corruption -- to 20 years.

Former president goes down for life

TAIPEI, Taiwan, Sept. 14 (UPI) -- The courts have moved to sequester properties and bank accounts of Taiwan's former president and first lady after they were sentenced to life for corruption.

Taiwan general given 10 years for bribery

TAIPEI, Taiwan, Sept. 2 (UPI) -- In one of Taiwan's worst military scandals a court has sentenced a retired general to 10 years in a construction procurement and attempted bribery case.

Taiwan's ex-first lady sentenced for lying

TAIPEI, Taiwan, Sept. 2 (UPI) -- Taiwan's former first lady was sentenced to a year in prison for lying to prosecutors in her husband's corruption case, court officials in Taipei said.

Ex-Taiwan leader's children tied to graft

TAIPEI, Taiwan, June 4 (UPI) -- The son and daughter of former Taiwan President Chen Shui-bian were named defendants in a corruption case embroiling the ex-leader, prosecutors said.
Former Taiwan leader faces more charges

Former Taiwan leader faces more charges

TAIPEI, Taiwan, May 6 (UPI) -- Taiwanese prosecutors say they have filed more corruption charges against embattled former president Chen Shui-bian.

Chen: SIP prosecutors violated procedures

TAIPEI, Taiwan, March 20 (UPI) -- Former Taiwanese President Chen Shui-bian alleges in a lawsuit against four Special Investigation Panel prosecutors that they violated procedures.

Taiwan court rejects Chen's appeal

TAIPEI, Taiwan, March 3 (UPI) -- A Taiwanese court has rejected an appeal by former Taiwan leader Chen Shui-bian, who was seeking release from detention.
Former Taiwan president's trial under way

Former Taiwan president's trial under way

TAIPEI, Taiwan, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- Former Taiwanese President Chen Shui-bian appeared in a Taipei courtroom Tuesday as his highly publicized corruption case began, observers said.

Ex-Taiwan leader's wife pleads guilty

TAIPEI, Taiwan, Feb. 10 (UPI) -- Wu Shu-chen, wife of former Taiwanese President Chen Shui-bian, pleaded guilty Tuesday to embezzlement and money laundering charges.

Guilty plea in ex-Taiwan leader's case

TAIPEI , Taiwan, Feb. 5 (UPI) -- The sister-in-law of former Taiwan leader Chen Shui-bian's wife pleaded guilty Thursday to money laundering charges that involved Chen and his family.

Bail revoked for Taiwan ex-president

TAIPEI, Taiwan, Dec. 30 (UPI) -- Bail has been revoked for former Taiwanese President Chen Shui-bian, who was ordered back to a Taipei jail as a flight risk, officials said Tuesday.
Court allows Chen to remain free on bail

Court allows Chen to remain free on bail

TAIPEI, Taiwan, Dec. 19 (UPI) -- A Taiwanese court rejected a prosecution plea to detain former President Chen Shui-bian, leaving unchanged its decision to free him on his own recognizance.

Ex-Taiwanese president free without bail

TAIPEI, Taiwan, Dec. 13 (UPI) -- Chen Shui-bian, the former president of Taiwan accused of money laundering and corruption while in office, was freed without bail Saturday.
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