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Taiwan politics – Ma the bumbler

A former heart-throb loses his shine WHEN he was first elected in 2008, Taiwan’s president, Ma Ying-jeou, offered Taiwanese high hopes that the island’s economy would open a new chapter. He promised ground-breaking agreements with China to help end Taiwan’s … Continue reading

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Former Taiwan president detained

Taiwan’s former President Chen Shui-bian has been detained in connection with corruption claims. Mr Chen spent much of Tuesday being questioned by prosecutors in Taipei, before being led away in handcuffs. He is accused of money laundering and illegally using … Continue reading

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