Taiwanese police say the suspect was detained in Taichung on Monday. Photo: Shutterstock

Taiwan police arrest man over Hong Kong watch robbery

  • Suspect in Tsim Sha Tsui raid is alleged to have flown back to the self-ruled island the same day
  • Taiwan officers say 30-year-old arrested in student dormitory is suspected of carrying out string of raids in Southeast Asia
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Taiwanese police say the suspect was detained in Taichung on Monday. Photo: Shutterstock
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Lawrence Chung

Lawrence Chung

Lawrence Chung covers major news in Taiwan, ranging from presidential and parliament elections to killer earthquakes and typhoons. Most of his reports focus on Taiwan’s relations with China, specifically on the impact and possible developments of cross-strait relations under the pro-independence Democratic Progressive Party and mainland-friendly Kuomintang governments. Before starting work at the South China Morning Post in 2006, he wrote for Reuters and AFP for more than 12 years.