Malaysian pop artist Eison Chai found dead in Taiwan 

Photo: Eison Chai/Eisonworld Facebook
Photo: Eison Chai/Eisonworld Facebook

Eison Chai, a Malaysian pop artist, was discovered dead yesterday at an MRT station in the Luzhou neighbourhood of New Taipei, Taiwan.

At around 10am, Chai, 40, died after falling from the station building, according to the New Taipei Luzhou police precinct.

No other information was immediately available, based on a report by Focus Taiwan. However, the police confirmed they have opened an inquiry.

Chai became well-known after taking first place in Taiwan’s “Super Idol” season two, which took place between 2008 and 2009.

Eison was married to Taiwanese actress Hitomi Wu.

Subscribe to the WTF is Up in Southeast Asia + Hong Kong podcast to get our take on the top trending news and pop culture from the region every Thursday!

Reader Interactions

Leave A Reply


Support local news and join a community of like-minded
“Coconauts” across Southeast Asia and Hong Kong.

Join Now
Coconuts TV
Our latest and greatest original videos
Subscribe on