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Chief suspect in massive Taiwan heroin catch fled to China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The chief suspect behind the smuggling of NT$5 billion (US$180 million) worth of heroin from Thailand into Taiwan has fled to China, reports said Wednesday (Nov. 24). T...

Video shows man hurl 2 grenades at Taipei hostess bar

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three people were injured after a man on Wednesday (March 17) threw two improvised explosive devices at the entrance to a hostess club in Taipei's red-light district. ...

Declassified secret documents show close ties between Taiwan KMT, Bamboo Union before 1984

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Due to the many political files declassified as part of the Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) government's efforts to promote transitional justice, close ties between the Kuomintang ...

White Wolf to 'enforce justice' for George Floyd at Taipei AIT

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former gang leader and head of the Chinese Unity Promotion Party (CUPP, 統促黨) Chang An-le (張安樂), aka the "White Wolf," on Monday (June 8) announced that he will b...

Video shows Taiwanese pro-China gangster 'White Wolf' stumble into coffin

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Former gang leader and current head of the Chinese Unity Promotion Party (CUPP, 統促黨) Chang An-le (張安樂), who is nicknamed the “White Wolf," stumbled into a coffin dur...

Taiwan raid targets White Wolf for funding from China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Investigators raided the home of former gang leader Chang An-lo (張安樂), also known as the “White Wolf,” and the offices of his China Unification Promotion Party (CUPP...

'White Wolf' presents Mayor's Award at Taipei elementary graduation ceremony, causes outrage

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The well-known and controversial figure of the “White Wolf” (白狼), a notorious gangster turned pro-China politician is grabbing headlines for his involvement in...

Gangster tries to burn down KMT's Taipei headquarters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Early in the morning May 31, a man belonging to Taiwan’s Bamboo Union gang was arrested for attempting to burn down the headquarters of the Kuomintang (KMT) in Taipe...

Singapore deports two gunrunners to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Two Taiwanese gunrunners suspected of involvement in the smuggling of more than 100 guns last week were deported from Singapore Thursday, one day after their arrest. Th...

Taiwan arrests 300 suspected gangsters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - During recent raids, 310 suspected gang members have been arrested throughout Taiwan amid the latest crackdown on organized crime, reported the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CI...

3 stabbed in nightclub in Taipei's ATT 4 FUN

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) --Three people were stabbed during a fight that broke out over a crowded dance floor in the ELEKTRO nightclub on the seventh floor of the ATT 4 FUN entertainment complex in Taipei...

Taiwan worried about links between China and organized crime: Financial Times

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan is concerned that China is trying to push its drive for unification by funding organized crime groups on the island, the Financial Times reported. The British ne...

Philippines President Duterte’s sister attends Double Ten event in Manila, to visit Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Jocellyn Duterte Villarica, the sister of Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte, attended a Taiwanese Double Ten National Day event in Manila and was planning to visit Tai...

Bamboo Gang granted Abu Sayyaf a 'franchise': Duterte

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte in a speech on Thursday claimed that United Bamboo Gang (Bamboo Union, 竹聯幫), Taiwan's largest Triad has granted the Philippine Jihadist...

Investigation to begin on China's sponsorship of Taiwanese gangs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Minister of the Interior Yeh Jiunn-rong (葉俊榮) called for an investigation into China's potential ties to Taiwanese triads in the wake of assaults on NTU student protesters ...