Gunman in suspected underworld hit flees to China

A man suspected of carrying out an execution-style killing in New Taipei City yesterday displayed meticulous planning, and boarded a plane to China just hours after the shooting. Police have identified a 24-year-old man named Huang as the main suspect in the killing of 45-year-old Ho Ming-hsun, who was gunned down in the front yard of his family home in Hsintien District at 8:15 am yesterday morning. Huang has an extensive criminal history, including convictions for firearms offences, drugs, injury,

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Asia’s Fattest Man becomes Taiwan’s Fattest Felon

A man who was once known as the “the fattest man in Asia” was arrested in Kaohsiung City after being on the run for more than year over criminal charges for fraud and embezzlement. Wu Yi-zheng (吳奕政) first came to public attention in 2012, when at 19 years old he was said to be the fattest man in Asia. The teenager weighed 226 kilograms and was 163 centimeters tall at the time. Wu made the news again the following year

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Wanted Man Hides in Drain for 3 Hours

A man wanted for drugs-related offenses abandoned his vehicle and escaped up a storm-water drain until police hunted him down in Hsinchu County this morning. Police stopped 52 year-old Mr Deng after he made an illegal right turn on a red light at around 7:00 am this morning. Deng supplied police false information about his identity, but then fled when he realized that police did not believe him. The suspect leaped over a guard rail off a low bridge, then

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