10 Feb '12, 6am

Makiyo charged with causing grievous hurt to cabby

TAIPEI: Taiwan singer-actress Makiyo indirectly admitted that she had lied about her involvement in a recent cabby assault case, when she met reporters after a nine-hour session with investigators at the Taipei District Prosecutors Office on Thursday, reported Taiwan media. Makiyo was previously thought to have only kicked the driver's side door of the cab and was earlier charged with causing damage to property before being released on NT$30,000 (S$1,200) bail. However, Taiwan authorities announced Thursday afternoon that their investigations suggest Makiyo - and not just her male Japanese friend Takateru Tomoyori as the star had earlier claimed - was responsible for beating a 55-year-old cab driver on February 2 after a heated verbal exchange, leaving him with serious injuries that required intensive medical care. As a result, investigators have charged Makiyo and Tomoyor...

Full article: http://www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/entertainment/view...

Tweets

Thks to the recent Makiyo hit-&-run scandal in Taiwan, my 2008 post on her received a huge no. of hits these few days

Thks to the recent Makiyo hit-&-run scandal in ...

gordonator.com 09 Feb '12, 3pm

Born in 1984, she is a daughter to a Japanese otosan and Taiwanese okasan. Having moved to Taiwan with her mother since 10...

Japanese star charged with Taiwan taxi driver assault

Japanese star charged with Taiwan taxi driver a...

straitstimes.com 11 Feb '12, 10am

Widely popular amongst Taiwanese fans, Taiwanese-Japanese starlet Makiyo is seen leaving the Taipei District Court Tuesday...

#Makiyo #charged with #assault after #taxi #driver beaten up, sent to ICU

#Makiyo #charged with #assault after #taxi #dri...

singaporeseen.stomp.com.sg 12 Feb '12, 1pm

Taiwanese celebrity Makiyo could be facing time behind bars after the Taipei District Prosecutor's Office charged her and ...

Chinese national charged for kicking policeman ...

channelnewsasia.com 09 Feb '12, 4am

SINGAPORE: A Chinese national has been charged in court for allegedly attacking three police officers. Liao Zhong Mi, 32, ...

Makiyo in hot soup after drunken fracas leaves ...

channelnewsasia.com 07 Feb '12, 6am

TAIPEI: Taiwan singer-actress Makiyo has become embroiled in a nasty scandal after her male Japanese friend Takateru Tomoy...

New Blog Post: Cabby Collection

New Blog Post: Cabby Collection

single pine-scented air-freshener dangling from the rearview mirror? Not in this taxi. The driver has been collecting coin...

Still Life in Moving Vehicles: dedicated to the...

If you head upcountry in Thailand, you'll see plaid cloths like this one all over the place, but it's not something you se...