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Chen Shui-bian

(ˈdʒʌn ˈʃwiˈbyɑn)
n.
born 1951, president of Taiwan since 2000.
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TAIPEI: Taiwan's Justice Ministry on Monday said that imprisoned former President Chen Shui-bian has tried to take his own life.
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Former Taiwan President Chen Shui-bian, who is serving an 18-and-a-half year jail sentence for corruption, is not qualified for medical parole and will continue treatment for depression at a Taipei hospital, authorities said Friday.
Beijing, Oct 15 (ANI): Taiwan's former leader Chen Shui-bian has been given an 18-year prison term for taking bribes in bank mergers.
This showing reinforces the DPP's recovery from the debilitating corruption scandals involving former president Chen Shui-bian.
Summary: TAIPEI, Jun 11, SPA -- Taiwan&'s High Court on Friday reduced the life sentence of former president Chen Shui-bian, a fiery advocate of the island&'s independence from China, to 20 years on graft and money-laundering charges, according to Reuters.
Summary: <p>A Taiwan court imposed a life sentence on former President Chen Shui-bian after convicting him of corruption Friday, marking a watershed in the island's turbulent political history.AaA strong advocate of Taiwanese independence, Chen was hated by China, which claims the island, and despised by the long-dominant Nationalist Party, which called his pro-independence policies dangerous and misguided.
The Taipei district court plans to deliver a verdict on former Taiwan leader Chen Shui-bian's corruption case on Sept.