Taiwanese man detained for refusing to pay fines after breaking home quarantine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese man in the northern city of Taoyuan has become the first person in the country to be detained for refusing to pay fines after he violated the 14-day home quara...

South Korean couple fined NT$300,000 for quarantine violation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Korean couple who came to Taiwan in February were fined a total of NT$300,000 (US$9,969) for violating their quarantine amidst the Wuhan coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) ...

Taiwan suspends eviction order linked to unpaid traffic fines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The authorities were postponing the eviction order for the owner of a house which was foreclosed after he failed to pay traffic fines totaling NT$18,000 (US$598), reports ...

Organized-crime fighter to head Taiwan’s Agency Against Corruption

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A prosecutor known for his tough stance against organized crime will take over the lead at the Agency Against Corruption (AAC, 廉政署) amid an imminent shakeup at the Ministr...

KMT properties in Taiwan valued at NT$865 million to be seized

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - NT$865 million (US$28.5 million) worth of properties owned by the Kuomintang (KMT) is to be forfeited from Monday after the party's failure to pay Cabinet-ordered compensati...

Taxman cracks down on Uber Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The taxman sent officials to the headquarters of Uber Taiwan Wednesday to seize office equipment and to the Deutsche Bank to freeze NT$11.84 million (US$383,000) in compan...

Taiwan collects fines owed by Korean shipper for 2005 spill

Taipei, June 23 (CNA) After five years of red tape, Taiwan has finally recouped NT$38.99 million (US$1.22 million) in outstanding fines from the auction of a South Korean chemical tanker in 2011 foll...

National Health Insurance restores coverage to defaulters

Taipei, June 7 (CNA) People whose National Health Insurance (NHI) coverage had been suspended because of premium payment issues have been brought back into the system with immediate effect, the NHI a...