Murder suspect Chan Tong-kai is due to complete his 18-month sentence in Hong Kong on Wednsday. Photo: Winson Wong

Taiwan rejects murder suspect’s surrender offer, says Hong Kong must comply with ‘legal procedures’

  • Taiwan says it won’t permit Hong Kong to simply let Chan show up on the island to turn himself in
  • Taiwan wants full judicial cooperation from Hong Kong in murder trial
Topic |   Crime in Hong Kong

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Murder suspect Chan Tong-kai is due to complete his 18-month sentence in Hong Kong on Wednsday. Photo: Winson Wong
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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.