Taiwan jails retired vice admiral for spying for China
TAIPEI (AFP) - A Taiwan court convicted and jailed a retired vice admiral for 14 months on Monday for spying on behalf of China, the court said.
Taiwan has been hit by a string of spying scandals in recent years, reflecting the fact that intelligence gathering has continued despite warming ties with Beijing.
Ke Cheng-sheng, 70, was found guilty of collecting confidential Taiwanese military information and helping China develop an espionage network on the island, the district court in the southern city of Kaohsiung said in a statement.
He had already retired when he carried out the acts.