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Murderer of Malaysian student handed death sentence in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A man who confessed to murdering a Malaysian student by strangulation and disposing of her body in 2020 has been sentenced to death. At 10 a.m. on Friday (March 18), th...

Taipei man investigated for harassing micro-influencer neighbor

(TAIPEI) Taiwan News — A Taipei man surnamed Lin (林) is being investigated for sexual harassment and intimidation of a 22-year-old Malaysian student and micro-influencer, also surnamed Lin. T...

Top university managers resign after murder of Malaysian student

The president and deans of general affairs and student affairs at Chang Jung Christian University have resigned following the murder of a female Malaysian student two months ago, the Ministry of Educa...

Man indicted for murder of Malaysian student in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A man has been indicted for murdering a Malaysian student near her college campus, a case that has drawn public scrutiny over safety in the country. The 28-year-old sus...

Parents of murdered Malaysian student suing Taiwan government for negligence

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The parents of a Malaysian student who was raped and murdered in southern Taiwan last month announced on Monday (Nov. 23) that they are suing the Taiwanese government alon...

Slain Malaysian student's parents leave Taiwan with her ashes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The parents of a Malaysian student who was raped and murdered near her college campus in southern Taiwan departed from the country on Wednesday (Nov. 4) carrying the ashes...

Taiwan's police to release English app for foreigners

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The murder of a Malaysian student in southwestern Taiwan has shocked the country and prompted the National Police Agency (NPA) to set up an English version of its app (警政服...

Taiwanese commentator calls for caning of Malaysian student's killer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In the wake of the brutal sexual assault and murder of a Malaysian student by a Taiwanese man, a political commentator on Sunday (Nov. 1) called for the legalization of ca...

Parents of Malaysian student's killer call for his execution in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The parents of a man suspected of raping and murdering a Malaysian student in southern Taiwan on Tuesday (Nov. 3) expressed their hope that their son would be given the de...

Staff of southern Taiwan university resign over Malaysian student’s murder

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two employees of Chang Jung Christian University (CJCU) have resigned over the murder of a Malaysian student, which has rattled Taiwan, a country deemed relatively safe fo...

Parents of murdered Malaysian student arrive in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The parents of a Malaysian student murdered in southern Taiwan arrived in the country on Sunday (Nov. 1). A female Malaysian national surnamed Chung (鍾) who studied at ...

Taiwan president apologizes to Malaysia for student murder

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) apologized to Malaysia Saturday (Oct. 31) for the alleged murder of a Malaysian student by a Taiwanese suspect. The 24-year-old woman surna...

Family of murdered Malaysian student to come to Taiwan

The family of a Malaysian student murdered in Taiwan will be allowed to come to Taiwan and will travel in a protective bubble to minimize contact with the public, Deputy Interior Minister Chen Tsung-y...

Malaysian student strangled to death in southern Taiwan, man confesses to crime

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After a Malaysian woman went missing on Wednesday (Oct. 28), police on Thursday (Oct. 29) apprehended a suspect, who confessed to killing her by strangulation and disposin...

Just monkeying around: Primate takes phone, then selfies

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A Malaysian student whose cellphone was stolen while he was sleeping has tracked down the culprit: a monkey who took photo and video selfies with the device before abando...