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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...

KMT city councilor dares central government to change name to ‘Republic of Taiwan’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Tainan City Council on Wednesday (Dec. 22) passed a bill recommending the central government change the name of the country from “Republic of China” to &ld...

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...

Tainan City Councilor accuses President Tsai Ing-wen of ‘trying to win primary at all cost’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Tainan City council’s Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) members Chiu Li-li (邱莉莉) and Huang Hsien-chu (黃先柱) heavily criticized President Tsai Ing-wen’s visit to Tai...

DPP Chair warns against party factionalism ahead of Taiwan 2020 election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The chairman of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), Cho Jung-tai (卓榮泰), addressed media and party supporters on Wednesday following the announcement by former Premier Willi...

In the name of Taiwan

There are few people active in politics today who are consistent from start to finish in what they say. One member of that rare breed is Premier William Lai (賴清德). No matter whether he was running for...