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Thailand says $11M seized in wildlife trafficking sting

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's anti-money laundering authorities said Wednesday they have seized or frozen more than 330 million baht ($11 million) worth of assets in a sting operation against a suspected ...

Taiwan's efforts to fight money laundering hailed by regional organization

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s efforts to combat money laundering and terrorism financing have been recognized by a regional organization. The annual meeting of the Asia-Pacific Group ...

Taiwan improves standing for its efforts against money laundering

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Following three rounds of assessment for its efforts against money laundering, Taiwan has ended in the best possible category, the Cabinet’s Anti-Money Laundering Of...

Taiwan intent on improving anti-money laundering score

Taiwan is hoping to earn an improved score when an evaluation team from the Asia/Pacific Group on Money Laundering (APG) returns for a four-day follow-up onsite review in March, according to a Ministr...

Anti-Money Laundering group completes review of Taiwan's financial operations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Asia/Pacific Group on Money Laundering (APG) completed its two week inspection of Taiwan’s financial sector on Nov. 14 that will determine whether or not Taiwan ...

APG draft anti-money laundering report on Taiwan expected Friday

The Asia/Pacific Group on Money Laundering (APG) will issue a preliminary report at the end of the week on anti-money laundering practices in Taiwan, having concluded an evaluation on Wednesday, the C...

Taiwan authorities clamp down on money laundering

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In preparation for a field assessment by the Asia Pacific Group on Money Laundering, the Taiwan High Prosecutors Office instructed the National Police Agency to dissolve m...

Money laundering evaluation may be used to punish Taiwan politically

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In November this year, the Asia/Pacific Group on Money Laundering (APG) will carry out Taiwan’s third mutual evaluation since the country joined the organization in ...

Government aims to improve Taiwan's assessment with intl. anti-money laundering org.

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Executive Yuan's Anti-Money Laundering Office on May 2 released a risk assessment report on money laundering in Taiwan, outlining eight areas where the crime poses...

Taiwan removed from Asian money-laundering watchlist

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan has been taken off an Asia Pacific watchlist of countries thought to have insufficient anti-money laundering controls for the first time in 10 years, a senior Minis...

Money Laundering Control Act amendments to take effect

Amendments to the Money Laundering Control Act will take effect June 28, underscoring the Republic of China (Taiwan) government's commitment to cracking down on financial crimes and tax fraud whil...

Taiwan expands scope of politicians’ anti-money laundering investigations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taiwan’s new anti-money laundering laws which will become effective on June 28, 2017 will expand the scope of anti-money laundering investigations to include family, f...

Taiwan launches Anti-Money Laundering Office to improve supervision

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The Taiwan government launched a new agency to tackle money laundering and to maintain financial order and security. Premier Lin Chuan (林全) said at the new office opening ceremo...