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Lafayette Case Resurfaces

The Lafayette case, the kickback scandal involving France, China, and the KMT, is a still limping along. Last year it surfaced briefly when the Swiss returned some money to Taiwan. Now the day before President-elect Ma Ying-jeou is sworn in, the district court plans to call as witnesses reactionary right-wing heavyweight politician Hau Pei-tsun, father [...]

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Lafayette, We’re Jes Hangin’ Around…

Taiwan News reports that Swiss authorities returned a portion of the funds frozen in Swiss bank accounts from the notorious Lafayette kickback scandal (long review, shorter piece)

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