As the Chinese New Year approaches, I think I should write some lighter posts. So here is something funny I stumbled across on WSJ’s China Realtime Report: Continue reading Happy New Year, Chen Shui-Bian?
In the continuing saga that is Chen Shui Bian’s colorful life, a trial court in Taipei sentenced Chen to life in prison yesterday as the first phase of his dramatic corruption and embezzlement trial came to an end. Chen’s wife, Wu Shu-chen, received a life sentence on corruption charges. Their son and daughter-in-law, convicted of money laundering, received relatively lenient 2 1/2 – and one-year terms. Continue reading Chen Shui Bian Gets Life