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Woman charged in suitcase murder case to remain locked up

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago woman arrested in the U.S. last week on a murder conspiracy charge in the 2014 slaying of her mother in Indonesia will remain locked up after her attorney waived a detention...

US woman in Bali 'suitcase murder' freed from jail

DENPASAR, Indonesia (AP) — An American woman convicted of helping to kill her mother on Indonesia’s tourist island of Bali in 2014 walked free from prison Friday after serving seven years of a 10-year...

US woman convicted in Bali 'suitcase murder' freed from jail

A 26-year-old US national convicted of helping kill her mother was freed from prison on the Indonesian resort island of Bali on Friday. Heather Mack was released seven years into a 10-year sentence f...

US woman in Bali 'suitcase murder' to be released Oct. 29

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A Chicago woman convicted of assisting her boyfriend in her mother’s murder and stuffing the body in a suitcase on Indonesia’s resort island of Bali in 2014 is being released...

Taiwanese man accused of murdering Chinese wife in Thailand wanted for fraud

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Taiwanese man accused of having killed his Chinese wife in Thailand had been wanted for fraud on the island, reports said Wednesday (Jan. 15). Lu, 38, reportedly kill...

Taiwan's CIB ready to receive Hong Kong murder suspect for trial

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Taiwan awaits the handover of murder suspect Chan Tong-kai (陳同佳) from the Hong Kong authorities, Taiwan’s Criminal Investigation Bureau has confirmed that they ar...

Hong Kong should recognize legal responsibility in murder case: Taiwan MAC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam's statement on Tuesday (Oct. 29) that she “does not know” when the murder suspect Chan Tong-kai (陳同佳) will b...

Hong Kong murder suspect may delay return to Taiwan until 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the legal and political controversy around the now-released murder suspect Chan Tong-kai continues to escalate, a key figure in the unfolding drama has stated that Chan...

Taiwan's interior minister gets in shouting match with pro-China reporter over HK suspect

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese Interior Minister Hsu Kuo-yung (徐國勇) blamed the Hong Kong government for allowing a murderer to walk free before being accosted by a pro-China reporter. As he...

Taiwan's ex-Premier Lai says US trip unrelated to VP slot on 2020 ticket

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Taiwanese Premier William Lai (賴清德) returned to Taiwan from his trip to the U.S. Thursday evening (Oct. 24) and told the press that campaigning for Democratic Progr...

Hong Kong suitcase murder suspect 'will be arrested, not surrender': Tsai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to the news that the Hong Kong suitcase murder suspect would be flying back to Taiwan on Wednesday (Oct. 23) to stand trial, Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen i...

Update: Hong Kong suitcase murder suspect books EVA Air flight to Taiwan

Update: 10/23 2 p.m. Reverend Canon Peter Koon Ho-ming (管浩鳴), an Anglican priest who visited Chan weekly while he was in jail, said that Chan would not fly to Taiwan on Wednesday (Oct. 23), reporte...

Update: Hong Hong suitcase murder suspect apologizes, buys ticket to Taiwan

Update: 10/23 2 p.m. Reverend Canon Peter Koon Ho-ming (管浩鳴), an Anglican priest who visited Chan weekly while he was in jail, said that Chan would not fly to Taiwan on Wednesday (Oct. 23), reporte...

Taiwan makes U-turn on suitcase murder suspect, Hong Kong rejects plan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After refusing to accept the surrender of a Hong Kong murder suspect without the official cooperation of the Special Administrative Region's government, Taiwan on Tues...

Hong Kong implores Taiwan not to politicize murder case

Hong Kong Chief Secretary for Administration Matthew Cheung (張建宗) said Tuesday (Oct. 22) that he hopes Taiwan will “seek truth from facts” and not politicize the Chan Tong-kai (陳同佳) "...