Taiwanese Officials Confiscate Copies of Magazine in Raid

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[NYTimes] Taiwan’s government has stunned its freewheeling news media by seeking to ban a weekly magazine that was about to publish an article potentially damaging to the island’s president, Chen Shui-bian. … The magazine’s report describes how former President Lee supposedly authorized the National Security Bureau to set up two secret funds to finance diplomatic overtures to other countries, sometimes involving cash payments.