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Taiwan court upholds death sentence for man convicted of killing girlfriend, twin sons

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan High Court’s Taichung Branch Court upheld on March 29 the death sentence for a man who killed his girlfriend and their two sons in November 2019. According...

Huashan murderer escapes death penalty after Taiwan Supreme Court upholds life sentence

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The legal drama of a man found guilty of raping, killing, and dismembering a woman on the lawn behind Taipei's Huashan 1914 Creative Park in 2018 has finally come to a...

Taiwanese man gets 13-year sentence for killing man clinging to car hood

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Supreme Court on Tuesday (Dec. 14) sentenced two men, surnamed Tsai (蔡) and Pan (潘), to 13 years in prison for causing another man, surnamed Hsieh (謝), to fall ...

Taiwan Supreme Court upholds sentences in grisly insurance fraud case

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Supreme Court on Tuesday (Aug. 31) upheld the prison sentences of a father and son who participated in the suicide of their respective wife and mother in order ...

Taiwan Supreme Court confirms life sentence for dismemberment of Canadian

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An Israeli-American citizen will have to spend his life in prison for the gruesome murder of a Canadian resident over a drug-related dispute following a decision by the Su...

Taiwan Supreme Court ruling sets stage for murderer to once again face death penalty

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwanese Supreme Court on Monday (Oct. 26) decided to revoke the life sentence for Chen Po-chien (陳伯謙), the defendant in the Huashan murder case. The ruling sends ...

Taiwan Supreme Court sentences murderer of 'Little Light Bulb' to life in prison

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Supreme Court on Wednesday sentenced Wang Ching-yu (王景玉) to life in prison for the heinous murder he committed four years ago in Neihu District, Taipei City, CNA re...

Taiwan Supreme Court confirms light sentence in W Hotel drugs death

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Supreme Court on Wednesday (September 4) confirmed the prison sentence of two years and ten months for Andy Chu (朱家龍), a wealthy scion accused of responsibility for th...

Taiwan Supreme Court confirms 8-year jail term for ex-chairman of famous brand

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The ex-chairman of one of Taiwan’s most prominent brand names, Tatung (大同), will have to serve eight years in prison and pay a fine of NT$300 million (US$9.48 millio...

Indonesian caregiver handed 6-month jail term for abandoning elderly Taiwanese woman

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An Indonesian caregiver on Wednesday (April 24) was handed down a sentence of six months in prison or pay a fine of NT$180,000 for abandoning the 90-year-old Taiwanese woman in...

Taiwan Supreme Court orders retrial for Ma Ying-jeou

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) is facing a retrial after his conviction in a political leaks case was revoked by the Supreme Court on Jan. 3, according to CNA. In ...

Taiwan Supreme Court rejects 10-year jail sentence for W Hotel drug death suspect

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The Supreme Court on Thursday rejected a 10-year prison sentence for the man thought responsible for the death of a young woman after a drug party at Taipei City’s W Hotel...

Taiwan Supreme Court confirms jail term of 39 years and 2 months for socialite in drug-rape scandal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Supreme Court on Thursday rejected an appeal against a prison sentence of 39 years and two months for socialite Justin Lee (李宗瑞) for sexually assaulting nine women. ...

Taiwan Supreme Court hears case against accused Chinese spy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Supreme Court will hear the case of Zhou Hong-xu (周泓旭) today for attempting to develop a spy network in Taiwan and thus violating the National Security Act....

Taiwan Supreme Court to set up Grand Chamber

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Judicial Yuan wants to set up a “Grand Chamber” (大法庭) at the Supreme Court to offer general legal principles on which court verdicts would be based, report...