Jailed ex-magistrate returns to Hualien same day earthquake rocks Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The former magistrate of Hualien County, Fu Kun-chi (傅崐萁), was released from prison and returned to Hualien on Thursday, April 18, just hours before a magnitude 6.1 earthq...

Ex-Hualien Magistrate to be released from Taiwan jail one month early

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A court in Taichung announced that the former Magistrate of Hualien, Fu Kun-chi (傅崐萁), who has been serving a prison term for charges of market manipulation, will be relea...

Taiwan elections: Wife of imprisoned ex-Hualien Magistrate elected to replace him

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In Hualien County, results of Saturday’s elections saw Hsu Chen-wei (徐榛蔚) win election to the office of County Magistrate. Hsu, who is one of seven successful fem...

KMT's Hsu Chen-wei declares victory in Hualien County

Hsu Chen-wei (徐榛蔚) of the opposition Kuomintang declared victory Saturday in the Hualien County magistrate race. Hsu is the wife of former Hualien Magistrate Fu Kun-chi (傅崐萁), who was sentenced to ...

Hualien county chief sentenced to 8 months for stock speculation

The Supreme Court turned down Wednesday an appeal by Hualien Magistrate Fu Kun-chi against an eight-month prison term he was given for stock speculation last year, ruling that the case is now closed a...

Magistrate of Taiwan’s Hualien County handed 8 months in prison for insider trading

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Magistrate of Hualien County Fu Kun-chi (傅崐萁) has been sentenced to eight months in prison in a final verdict on charges of insider trading that violate the Securities...

Magistrates of Nantou, Hualien visit Beijing as China conducts live-fire drills in Taiwan Strait

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Two Taiwanese county magistrates paid a visit to China this week to meet with China’s Taiwan Affairs Office (TAO) chief, as China conducts live-fire military drills in th...