Taiwan court orders dentist to pay mother for raising him


Taiwan’s top court has ordered a dentist to pay his mother around Tw$22.3 million ($744,000) as reimbursement for the money she spent raising and educating him.

The supreme court Jan. 2 upheld a previous ruling that the 41-year-old, identified by his family name Chu, should honor a contract he signed with his mother 20 years ago promising to refund her.

Mauy 4dThe plaintiff, surnamed Lo, divorced her husband in 1990 and raised their two sons on her own.

Worried that nobody would look after her when she got old, Lo signed the contracts with her sons after they both turned 20, stipulating that they…

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