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Taiwanese man commits suicide after losing nearly NT$60 million from Luna crypto crash

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A man in Taichung City was found dead on Tuesday (May 24) after falling from his apartment in an apparent suicide after losing a large sum of money from the collapse of th...

Cop among 3 found dead in rental car in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three people, including a police officer, were found dead from an apparent suicide in a rental car in central Taiwan on Sunday (April 25). At 1:45 p.m. on Sunday, a sol...

Video shows cops barely save man from leaping off bridge in New Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Dramatic footage has surfaced showing New Taipei police saving a despondent man in the nick of time as he attempted to jump off a bridge. At around noon on Monday (Jan....

College student 6th suspected suicide incident in Taiwan in 9 days

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The death of a young man on Tuesday (Nov. 17) marks the sixth suspected suicide incident involving a college student in Taiwan in the past nine days, prompting university ...

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...