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Mother of Taiwan slay victim blasts Hong Kong authorities

HONG KONG (AP) — The Hong Kong mother whose daughter was killed in Taiwan in 2018 on Wednesday lambasted authorities in the Chinese city for letting the man who confessed to the crime walk free, while...

Taiwan's govt insists HK sign accord before it accepts murder suspect

The Mainland Affairs Council on Thursday (Oct. 15) reiterated its stance that Taiwan and Hong Kong must first clarify jurisdiction-related issues between the two sides before Taiwanese authorities acc...

Hong Kong murder suspect plans on returning to Taiwan this month

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hong Kong murder suspect Chan Tong-kai (陳同佳), whose case indirectly led to the anti-extradition bill protests in the special administrative region last year, has expressed...

Hong Kong murder suspect plans to turn himself in to Taiwan

HONG KONG (AP) — A Hong Kong murder suspect, whose case led the government to attempt to pass an extradition bill last year that sparked massive protests, is expected to return to Taiwan this month to...

Fear of Chinese justice at core of Hong Kong concerns

HONG KONG (AP) — With Britain the latest country to scrap its extradition treaty with Hong Kong, the focus in the semi-autonomous city has returned to the concerns about China's legal system that spar...

Taiwan court gives man who robbed watches in Hong Kong 10 years, 10 months in jail

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taichung District Court on Wednesday (May 27) sentenced a Taiwanese man who robbed two watches from a Hong Kong store last October to 10 years and 10 months in prison....

Hong Kong refuses to help with investigation into Taiwan watch robber

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese man who stole two watches from a Hong Kong store last October will remain in custody in Taichung for at least another three months despite a refusal by the Hon...

Taiwan looking to block abusive Hong Kong police from entering country

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) has not confirmed plans to blacklist Hong Kong police officers, many of whom have been accused of human rights violations during the pro...

Taiwan arrests suspect for watch robbery during day trip to Hong Kong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Police in Taichung have arrested a man who robbed watches during a day trip to Hong Kong, earning him the nickname “Taiwanese Chan Tong-kai” (陳同佳) as his case ...

Taiwanese suspect robbed watch store in Hong Kong, creating new extradition issue

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In a mirror image of the case blamed for triggering months of protest against the extradition bill in Hong Kong, a Taiwanese man reportedly robbed a watch store in the ter...

Taiwan's CIB ready to receive Hong Kong murder suspect for trial

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Taiwan awaits the handover of murder suspect Chan Tong-kai (陳同佳) from the Hong Kong authorities, Taiwan’s Criminal Investigation Bureau has confirmed that they ar...

Hong Kong should recognize legal responsibility in murder case: Taiwan MAC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam's statement on Tuesday (Oct. 29) that she “does not know” when the murder suspect Chan Tong-kai (陳同佳) will b...

Hong Kong murder suspect may delay return to Taiwan until 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the legal and political controversy around the now-released murder suspect Chan Tong-kai continues to escalate, a key figure in the unfolding drama has stated that Chan...

Taiwan's interior minister gets in shouting match with pro-China reporter over HK suspect

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese Interior Minister Hsu Kuo-yung (徐國勇) blamed the Hong Kong government for allowing a murderer to walk free before being accosted by a pro-China reporter. As he...

Taiwan's ex-Premier Lai says US trip unrelated to VP slot on 2020 ticket

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Taiwanese Premier William Lai (賴清德) returned to Taiwan from his trip to the U.S. Thursday evening (Oct. 24) and told the press that campaigning for Democratic Progr...