Singaporean woman attempts suicide after her online love refused to show up in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- On Thursday Dec.28, a 37 year old Singaporean woman surnamed Chew who flew to Taiwan to visit the man she first met online, tried to commit suicide by jumping from a multistore...

New Taipei teen hangs himself after father refuses to buy a scooter

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A 17-year-old teenager was found to be dead in his room in New Taipei's Tucheng District yesterday (Dec. 13) from an apparent hanging, after his father refused to give him ...

Taiwan sports broadcaster joins Swiss euthanasia group

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Retired sports broadcaster Frank Fu (傅達仁) announced Friday he had joined a Swiss euthanasia group during a trip to the European country. Fu, 84, has been campaigning in...

Suicidal man slips from mother's grip on 4th story after girlfriend breakup

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After breaking up with his girlfriend, a suicidal man slipped from his mother's grip on the fourth floor balcony of their apartment and fell to the parking lot below, befor...

Family of 3 commits suicide over doctor's debt In New Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After a landlord discovered the bodies of a family of three yesterday afternoon in New Taipei City, an initial police investigation has revealed that the man was a physician ap...

Lee Hsin previously attempted suicide, suffered from shingles

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Kuomintang (KMT) Taipei City Councilor Lee Hsin (李新), who leaped to his death from the 11th story of his ex-wife's apartment yesterday, had recently attempted suicide, was ...

Taiwanese student commits suicide due to academic pressure

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Taiwanese school girl committed suicide by jumping off the roof of a building, possibly due to academic pressure. At 7.39 a.m. today, police found the body of the gir...

Survey shows 1.53 million people in Taiwan suffer from emotional problems

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The latest survey shows that in Taiwan, there are about 1.53 million people suffering from emotional problems and among them, more than 40 percent have had a suicidal idea...

Elderly man leaps to his death, hits man walking by

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--- A senior citizen jumped from a Taipei City government building in an apparent act of suicide and hit a passerby when he landed. The incident was reported to the police arou...

Walk in Hope event to shine light on suicide prevention this Sunday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- This Sunday, May 7th, Live in Hope with the support of the Taiwan Suicide Prevention Center, will host its annual Walk in Hope hike, which this year will take place on Tiger Mo...