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Wanted Taiwan fugitive found gunned down near Bangkok airport

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The body of a man who suffered multiple gunshot wounds found near Thailand's main airport was confirmed on Monday (Feb. 26) to be that of a wanted Taiwanese criminal. ...

Taiwan millionaire teen dead hours after marriage still in morgue 9 months later

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A dramatic story returned to Taiwan’s headlines on Thursday (Feb. 2) as the mother of an 18-year-old millionaire high school student who died hours after he was marr...

Baby allegedly suffocated by wet mask in New Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A young child has reportedly died from suffocation after he was allegedly forced by a New Taipei daycare employee to wear a facemask. Chinese Television System anchor L...

Brother dies after family quarrel over money in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A 48-year-old man surnamed You (游) was struck with a bat and killed by his younger brother after a money dispute in Taichung on Monday (Jan. 22). You, the oldest brothe...

2 Indonesian workers die after e-bike collides with car in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two Indonesian migrant workers died after the e-bike they were riding on the wrong side of the street collided with a speeding car. On Monday (Jan. 22) around 12:39 a.m...

Taiwanese man suspected of stabbing ex-wife to death in McDonald's parking lot

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A man is suspected of fatally stabbing his ex-wife in a car parked in a McDonald's parking lot in Taichung City on Friday (Jan. 19). A member of the public noticed ...

Female student questioned again over role in New Taipei stabbing

TAIPEI, Taiwan (Taiwan News) — A female student deemed responsible for inciting the fatal stabbing of a middle school student in New Taipei City will be further investigated for her role in the ...

Taiwan president speaks out after middle-schooler killed by classmate

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) publicly expressed her sadness on Thursday (Dec. 28) over the death of a high school student fatally attacked by a classmate on Dec. 25...

New Taipei student stabbed by classmate with switchblade dies

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A New Taipei middle school student who was stabbed by a classmate with a switchblade on Monday (Dec. 25) has died. On Monday, a ninth-grade male student surnamed Kuo (郭...

New Taipei middle school student stabs classmate with switchblade on Christmas

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A New Taipei City middle school student was stabbed multiple times by a classmate with a switchblade on Christmas Day and is in critical condition. A ninth-grade male m...

France toughens its anti-migration stance

It's been over a year since the French president, Emmanuel Macron, pledged that his government would aim to implement a "balanced" reform to immigration laws. The aim was to have a law t...

Cop killer sentenced to death in south Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A man convicted of stabbing two police officers to death in Tainan City last year has been given the death penalty. During a trial that lasted more than a year and desp...

Ambulance driver sentenced for killing motorcyclist after running red light in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An ambulance driver was sentenced to two months in prison, which can be commuted to a fine, for running a red light and killing a motorcyclist who had the green light when...

1 dead after drunken fight outside KTV parlor in north Taiwan

(TAIPEI) Taiwan News) — A drunken brawl at the entrance of a KTV parlor in Taoyuan’s Zhongli District resulted in the death of a 26-year-old man early Sunday morning (Nov. 19). The prim...

Taiwanese man found dead in Cambodia with 3 gunshot wounds to head

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Cambodian police last week found the body of a Taiwanese man who had been shot in the head three times. On Nov. 7, police found a male body in a white car that had been...