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Taiwan's first lady released from hospital

Taiwan's first lady released from hospital

Taiwan's wheelchair-bound first lady was released from a Taipei hospital Sunday, 16 days after low blood pressure caused her to faint during the first session of her embezzlement trial.
Physicians at National Taiwan University Hospital said Wu Shu-chen was allowed to return to her home near the Presidential Office building in Taipei building despite the persistence of her low blood pressure condition.
Her fainting spell came shortly after she had entered a plea of not guilty on Dec. 15 on charges that she and three aides of her husband, President Chen Shui-bian, skimmed 14.8 million New Taiwan dollars (US$450,000;


Updated : 2021-02-25 22:39 GMT+08:00