Ex-President Chen Shui-bian must apply to attend dinner: minister

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2017/05/15
By: Hau Hsueh-chin, Wang Shu-fen and Lilian Wu

Taipei, May 15 (CNA) Former President Chen Shui-bian (陳水扁) will have to apply to

CNA file photo of Chiu Tai-san (邱太三)

prison authorities to attend a fundraising dinner in Taipei this week, Justice Minister Chiu Tai-san (邱太三) said Monday.

Chiu said Chen, who was released from Taichung Prison on medical parole in January 2015, will have to apply first to the Taichung Prison and meet related requirements if he wants to attend the Ketagalan Foundation’s 12th anniversary fundraising dinner.

Media reports have said the fundraiser will be held on May 19 and the former president will address the occasion.    [FULL STORY]

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