The money laundering saga of self-proclaimed son-of-Taiwan Chen Shuibian continues. On Wednesday, Chen Shuibian's son Chen Chih-chung and daughter-in-law Huang Jui-ching both pleaded guilty to money laundering charges in exchange for leniency. According to China Times, the main terms of the plead bargain includes: … [Read more...] about (Letter) Members of Chen’s Immediate Family Plead Guilty To Money Laundering Charges
In keeping with the theme of amusing news, let's take a look at the translation provided in ESWN of a poem written by Chen Shuibian's to his wife from prison, after he was detained for allegedly (with his entire family) laundering bribes and embezzled money worth well north of millions in US dollars. Its literary quality is perhaps best summarized by this response from a well … [Read more...] about Remember the adage: "never attribute to malice what can be explained by incompetence"?