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) "...

Minister of Justice: Taiwan and Hong Kong have jurisdiction over suitcase murder case

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan Minister of Justice Tsai Ching-hsiang (蔡清祥) held a press conference on Monday (Oct. 21) evening that addressed the surrender of Chan Tong-kai (陳同佳), a suspect in th...

HK should provide evidence on murder case before suspect returns: MAC

Taiwan's top policymaking body on China, the Mainland Affairs Council (MAC), said Sunday the government will not lift its recently imposed travel ban on a Hong Kong citizen wanted for murder in Ta...

Hong Kong protests: Suitcase murder suspect to be released, says he will return to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As social unrest continues in Hong Kong, the suspect in the murder case that initially prompted the Hong Kong government to draft the controversial extradition bill is set...

Taiwan mulls travel warning for Hong Kong if new extradition law adopted

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Deputy Minister of Taiwan’s Mainland Affairs Council (MAC), Chiu Chui-cheng (邱垂正), on Monday, March 25 expressed concern at the possibility of Hong Kong adopting...

Democracy activist warns Taiwanese could be extradited from Hong Kong to China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Changes in Hong Kong legislation to facilitate the extradition of criminals could lead to the arrest of Taiwanese visitors to the former British colony for political reaso...