(CNN) -- Former Taiwanese President Chen Shui-bian -- who has been on a hunger strike since his arrest last week on corruption charges -- was hospitalized Monday for complications from dehydration, the country's national news agency said.
(CNN) -- Democratic sources tell CNN that President-elect Barack Obama and Sen. Hillary Clinton had a "serious discussion" Thursday to gauge Clinton 's interest in the post of secretary of state, if she were offered it.
Clinton's response is unknown, although multiple sources agree that she was left with the impression that if she were interested in the post, it would be hers.
【聯合晚報╱記者蔡佩芳、邱珮瑜/台北報導】2008.11.14 03:14 pm
Chen Shui-bian, who according to Taiwan 's Central News Agency is accused of embezzling 6 million Taiwan new dollars ($200,000) was led away in handcuffs earlier in the day after six hours of questioning by prosecutors, said Jonathan Lai of ETTV, a CNN affiliate in Taiwan .
(CNN) -- Former President Chen Shui-bian of Taiwan was led away in handcuffs Tuesday after six hours of questioning by prosecutors.
The ex-president held his cuffed hands up for journalists to see and shouted "Political persecution! Long live Taiwan !"