Following a report by the Chinese-language United Daily News yesterday saying that President Chen Shui-bian's (陳水扁) son-in-law Chao Chien-ming (趙建銘) has been selling his jewelry, Chao's lawyer, Ku Li-hsiung (顧立雄), said his client will press charges against the paper's "false report." The report quoted anonymous sources in the jewelry business as saying that Chao, indicted in a high-profile insider trading case, had sold a 13-carat diamond to a Hong Kong jewelry house. As Chao may have also been involved in money laundering, said Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT) Legislator Tsai Chin-lung (蔡錦隆) yesterday, he suspected that Chao sold the jewelry to hide his illegal dealings and was preparing to abscond. Chao, however, denied the report and asked the paper to run a correction on its page by next Monday. "If not, the United Daily News will have to face the legal consequences," Ku said.
Sat, Aug 19, 2006 - Page 3 News List
Taiwan Quick Take: Chao demands apology
STAFF WRITER WITH AFP
This story has been viewed 2508 times.
Comments will be moderated. Remarks containing abusive and obscene language, personal attacks of any kind or promotion will be removed and the user banned.
Listing from 2016-09-20 to 2016-09-27
- Most read
- Most e-mailed
1Typhoon Megi prompts sea warning
2New Jersey police set off one of five devices at station
3Jackie Chan replicas axed
4Northbound policy also required
5China meeting likely planned by TAO