Taiwan's former president Chen Shui-bian, jailed for corruption in 2009, has had his prison term extended by 18 months to 20 years due to a further bribery conviction.
Former Taiwan president Chen Shui-bian, pictured as he arrives at the Taiwan High Court in Taipei, on August 26, 2011. Chen, jailed for corruption in 2009, has had his prison term extended by 18 months to 20 years due to a further bribery conviction.
Chen, 62, was already serving an 18 1/2-year term for corruption and money-laundering convictions relating to his 2000-2008 presidency -- charges he says stem from a vendetta by the current Beijing-friendly government.
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