October 27, 1994 |
Oung Ta-ming insists he's out of the stock market and into playing video games. But few believe him. In the past two weeks, the enigmatic millionaire has been at the center of a storm over an alleged stock manipulation that stunned the Taiwanese stock market, jolted the political establishment and forced the firing of a legislator. It even turned bloody when a fellow legislator stabbed himself on a podium in a highly theatrical declaration of innocence.