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...

Taiwan investigates Chunghwa Telecom losses in Vietnam project

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Prosecutors searched homes and offices Tuesday in a case involving losses of US$20 million (NT$614 million) by prominent telecom operator Chunghwa Telecom (中華電信) in a project in...

Taiwan's ex-president Ma Ying-jeou charged with breach of trust

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -  The Taipei District Prosecutors Office filed a charge against former Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) Tuesday, July 10, for criminal breach of trust f...

Taiwan prosecutors want Farglory tycoon detained in new scandal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Prosecutors on Friday applied for the detention of Farglory Group (遠雄) founder Chao Teng-hsiung (趙藤雄) and of a Kuomintang member of the New Taipei City Council on suspicio...

SinoPac Holdings Chairman and two others detained

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – SinoPac Holdings Chairman Ho Show-chung (何壽川) was held in custody following prosecutors’ request to detain him over charges of illegal loans and viola...

Taiwan investigators raid SinoPac and question chairman

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Prosecutors raided 13 homes and offices while summoning SinoPac Financial Holdings (永豐金控) Chairman Ho Show-chung (何壽川) for questioning about alleged illegal loans worth NT...

Trans Mountain Receives Final Federal Approval of Expansion

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 29, 2016--Kinder Morgan, Inc. (NYSE: KMI) today announced that the Government of Canada has granted approval for the Trans Mountain Expansion Project in a landmark decisi...

Mega ex-chair detained over Ruentex loan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Former Mega Financial Holding Chairman McKinney Tsai was ordered detained Wednesday over allegedly illegal loans to the Ruentex Group. The approval of the prosecutors’ request...

Mega case escalates in new direction

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Prosecutors on Tuesday applied for the detention of former Mega Financial Holding Chairman McKinney Tsai following the overnight questioning of tycoon Samuel Yin, while seven go...

Mega sues former chairman and president

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Mega International Commercial Bank will sue its former chairman McKinney Tsai and its former president Wu Han-ching to pay back the NT$5.71 billion (US$182 million) it was fined...

Mega ex-chairman freed on bail

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Former Mega Financial Holding Chairman McKinney Tsai was released on bail of NT$3 million (US$95,000) Saturday morning after the latest round of interrogations and searches in a...

XPEC announces share buyback after botched tender offer

XPEC Entertainment Inc. (樂陞科技), a gaming software developer in Taiwan, has launched a share buyback program in a bid to restore investors' confidence in the company after a tender offer proposed by a ...

Gobo Group chairman kept detained

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A court on Friday rejected an appeal by Gobo Group Chairman Chu Kuo-rung against his detention after it was found he had obtained a new travel document for China, reports said. ...

Jeffrey Koo, Jr. released on bail, banned from overseas travels

Taipei, June 9 (CNA) Jeffrey Koo, Jr., a major shareholder of CTBC Financial Holding, was released early Thursday on a NT$100 million (US$3.11 million) bail after being questioned overnight by prosecu...