Taipei college student falls to his death

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A male student suffered a fatal fall from a classroom window at China University of Science and Technology (CUST) in Taipei Tuesday morning (Sept. 15). At 9:23 a.m. on ...

Female Asus employee just saved from fatal fall off Taipei HQ

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A dramatic scene played out on Friday night (June 19) when a woman under duress nearly suffered a fatal fall from the 14th floor of the ASUS headquarters in Taipei. At ...

Quarantined couple found dead from apparent suicide in N. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A couple who had been living under quarantine after visiting Japan was found dead from an apparent suicide late last week, but the coroner found they tested negative for W...

Parents must pay landlord NT$2.86 million for daughter's suicide in S. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Tainan District Court ruled on Jan. 7 that the parents of a deceased woman must pay her landlord NT$2.86 million in damages after she committed suicide in her rented apa...

Former III, HP Taiwan chairman leaps to his death from Taipei building

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The former chairman of the Institute for Information Industry (III) and Hewlett Packard (HP) Taiwan, was found dead on Thursday morning (Oct. 31) after having apparently c...

Taiwanese teen commits suicide after father shuts off computer game

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In Changhua County, on March 23, a young boy, surnamed Cheng (鄭), committed suicide on the evening of his 15th birthday, by jumping from the third floor of his home onto t...

Teen survives 13-story fall onto SUV in New Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A 17-year-old student miraculously survived a 13-story fall after he landed on an SUV which happed stop at a traffic light in New Taipei City Saturday night (Feb. 16), reported...

5 injured in blast in New Taipei after apparent suicide attempt

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Five people were injured in a gas explosion in New Taipei City early this morning after a woman apparently attempted to commit suicide. Four men suffered minor injuries, whi...

Taiwanese bus driver suddenly leaps to his death on New Year's Eve

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A shuttle bus driver suddenly stopped his vehicle and leaped to his death in front of horrified passengers on New Year's Eve in northern Taiwan's Keelung City. A 38-...

Woman drowns in Kaohsiung's Lotus Pond a day after divorce

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A 25-year-old old woman was found to have drowned in an apparent suicide early this morning in Kaohsiung's Lotus Pond, a day after divorcing her husband, reports Apple Dail...

Female American English teacher who committed suicide in Kaohsiung identified

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The female American English teacher who committed suicide by hanging in her Kaohsiung apartment earlier this week has been identified and is said to have suffered depression, a...

Female American English teacher commits suicide by hanging in Kaohsiung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A female American English teacher was found dead after apparently hanging herself in her apartment yesterday (Sept. 25), with a suicide note placed on the floor. A 46-year-...

Teen leaps from 14th floor inside Taichung, Taiwan mall

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Shoppers in the Chungyo Department Store in Taichung City were horrified to witness a 18-year-old man suddenly crash though the ceiling onto a cosmetics counter after apparentl...

Man wanted for murder of Indonesian girlfriend found dead in northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Police in Miaoli and Hsinchu are conducting an investigation into a murder-suicide, after a male body was discovered at Emei Lake (峨眉湖) in Hsinchu county on Saturday, Apri...

Man in Miaoli commits suicide by gruesomely decapitating himself using his car

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The life of a Kaohsiung resident came to a shocking and grisly end on Tuesday, Jan. 16 when he committed suicide by beheading himself on a street of Miaoli County as reported b...