By: Emerson Lim and Lilian Wu
Manila, Feb. 27 (CNA) Taiwan’s representative office on Saturday extended condolences to the family of a Philippine woman who was killed by her Taiwanese husband.
Kuo Yuan-chang (郭元彰), 46, a doctor, allegedly killed and dismembered his wife, Rowena Cobalida, 47, between Feb. 22 and 23 at their residence in Manila after finding her to have an extramarital affair and transferred the property under her name to the lover.
The Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Manila issued a statement to express shock and sadness over the killing, adding that they wanted to express deepest condolence and sympathy to the family members of the victim in their sad and painful hours.
The office said in the statement that both the office and Taiwanese people will not tolerate the brutal killing and such a case is also rare in Taiwan. [FULL STORY]