Mother of murdered child wins Taiwan election bid, Han fans go on attack

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Newly elected New Power Party (NPP) legislator-at-large and mother of a murdered child, Claire Wang (王婉諭), on Monday (Jan. 13) appeared at a police station to file charges...

N. Taiwan man who sexually assaulted, killed teenager avoids death penalty

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan High Court on Tuesday (Dec. 24) commuted the death sentence of one of the five principal offenders who sexually assaulted and beat a mentally challenged teenage...

Mother of murdered girl asks Taiwan High Court to sentence killer to death in retrial

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Claire Wang (王婉諭), the mother of the four-year-old girl who was decapitated 2016, on Tuesday (Dec. 24) asked Taiwan High Court judges to give the death penalty to the perp...

Taiwan’s NPP nominates mother of murdered child as legislator-at-large

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—The New Power Party (NPP) on Wednesday (Nov. 13) announced a list of its nominees for legislators-at-large, including the mother of the murdered child known as "Little ...

Minister of Justice responds to Taiwan death penalty comment

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – During a press interview on Tuesday (Nov. 5), Taiwan Minister of Justice Tsai Ching-hsiang (蔡清祥) responded to Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌)'s remarks on capital punishm...

Father of murdered 'Little Light Bulb' tired of apologies, wants death penalty

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The father of a 4-year-old girl who was brutally decapitated in broad daylight on the streets of Taipei two years ago, has had enough of apologies from the suspect and wants th...

Child murderer escapes death penalty

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan Shilin District Court sentenced Wang Ching-yu (王景玉) to life in prison for the gruesome murder of a four-year-old girl in Neihu District, Taipei last year. Wang, ...

Legal reform committee calls for press regulation during police investigations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—To ensure confidentiality of criminal investigations and prevent the media from misreporting, the legal reform committee recommended on Tuesday to regulate press freedom in ...

Prosecutors seek death penalty against Neihu girl killer

Shi-Lin district prosecutors are seeking death penalty against a suspect who randomly killed a four-year-old girl in Neihu District, Taipei City, on March 28. The prosecutors concluded the invest...

Ex-VP's card inspires mother of slain girl

Taipei, April 3 (CNA) The mother of the 4-year-girl killed in a gruesome March 28 attack shared a revelation that was inspired by a card she received in the wake of the murder, which was confirmed to ...

Citizens pay respects to deceased child, advocate education and love

People in Taiwan on Thursday highlighted the importance of love and education as they visited a funeral home in Taipei to pay their respects to a young girl who was killed in a gruesome knife attack M...

Bereft mother remembers her daughter

The bereft mother who lost her four-year-old daughter, “Small Light Bulb,” to a 33-year-old male stranger who beheaded her on Monday, posted an article on her Facebook page on the next day to remember...

Bereaved mother shows forbearance in wake of tragedy

By Christie Chen, CNA staff reporter It was hard even for strangers to talk about the slaying of a young girl in Taipei on Monday but the child's 36-year-old mother Claire Wang stepped in f...