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US Justice Department probe into stablecoin Tether may have Taiwan angle

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — While Taiwan is not known as a crypto hub, Tether kept part of its fortune stashed in banks on the island for some time — until its relationship with a financial ins...

Taiwan premier praises efforts against money laundering

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) on Thursday (August 29) promised special rewards for the individuals who helped Taiwan reach the best possible category in an international re...

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 gov. denies tightening financial oversight on Taiwanese firms in China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Financial Supervisory Commission Chairman Wellington Koo (顧立雄) on Oct. 16 dismissed allegations that the Tsai Administration is imposing stricter rules on cross-strait mon...

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...

Editorial: Fighting money laundering is good diplomacy for Taiwan

The government announced that from June 28, laws against money laundering will expand to include measures covering relatives of politicians or even acquaintances and extramarital lovers. The new ru...

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...