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EVA investors fret as airline ousts chairman

They want to know if it will stick to long-haul expansion plans and record new jet orders mapped out by former boss

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BATTLE FOR CONTROL EVA's recent strategy includes a design tie-up with the Hello Kitty cartoon character (above).

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BATTLE FOR CONTROL: Evergreen Group founder and patriarch Chang Yung-fa died in January; his son Chang Kuo-wei (above) has no plans to seek reinstatement at the carrier, in which he has a personal stake of 12%.

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BATTLE FOR CONTROL: Evergreen Group founder and patriarch Chang Yung-fa (above) died in January; his son Chang Kuo-wei has no plans to seek reinstatement at the carrier, in which he has a personal stake of 12%.

Taipei

A BATTLE among brothers for control of one of Taiwan's biggest conglomerates boiled over into the public domain last week when EVA Airways ejected its chairman. Now investors in a rising star among Asian airlines fear that they, too, may get burned.

Chang Kuo-wei, also a

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