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Taiwan gang suspected of forcing underage girls into sex work

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New Taipei prosecutors said they have uncovered cases of underage girls being lured into sex work by gangs on Sunday (Nov. 12). Prosecutors said that a division of the ...

Taiwanese man dies discharging illegal handgun in front of house guests

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A 40-year-old man in Taoyuan City’s Longtan District died on Tuesday (Oct. 31) after discharging an illegally modified pistol, which he believed was non-functional. ...

Taiwan arrests money laundering ring impersonating cops

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) recently cracked down on a fraud and money laundering ring that impersonated police officers and prosecutors to deceive ...

Taiwanese actor Jag Huang accused of drugging, sexually assaulting another man's wife

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese actor Jag Huang (黃健瑋) on Wednesday (July 12) was accused of drugging and sexually assaulting a married woman, but he has denied the accusations. Huang, 42, wh...

Pandering, a parking lot, and promoting heat stroke in Taiwan's presidential race

TAICHUNG (Taiwan News) — Rumors like poison darts are flying furiously in the media, Kuomintang (KMT) politicians are increasingly in open revolt against party central and party Chair Eric Chu (...

Okinawan yakuza in Taiwan on China unification party's invitation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese political party promoting unification with China has invited suspected members of an Okinawan yakuza group, police said on Tuesday (May 23). CNA reports tha...

Malaysia extradites Taiwan gangster sought in connection to shooting

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Police made a series of raids and 14 arrests on Thursday (April 27) evening in New Taipei, Yunlin, and Hualian in connection to shooting incidents in New Taipei earlier in...

Police arrest 14 gang members after New Taipei shootings in April

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On Thursday (April 27), New Taipei police arrested over a dozen gang members connected to a turf dispute and shootings that occurred in April. Following two shooting in...

New pawnshop shooting arrests made in New Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Video was shared online earlier this week on Thursday (April 20) of a shooting outside a pawnshop in New Taipei’s Tucheng District which led to the arrest of a 17-ye...

Taiwan gangster movie extra sentenced to 18 years in prison for Cambodia scam

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An extra in the Taiwanese gangster movie “Gatao” was sentenced to 18 years in prison Thursday (April 13) for his part in forcing 88 people to join a fraud ring...

Taiwan police detain 109 suspected gangsters after lavish dinner

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Police nabbed 109 suspected members of organized crime groups in a crackdown following a lavish dinner by the Bamboo Union gang that provoked public discontent, reports sa...

Taiwan premier wants to stop fancy criminal underworld dinners

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Premier Chen Chien-jen (陳建仁) on Thursday (March 9) demanded an end to high-profile parties by organized crime groups after camera footage went viral of 1,000 people attend...

Taiwan gangs help rescue victims of Cambodian human trafficking

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Gangs in Taiwan have surprisingly played a part in the nationwide scramble to get citizens home from the human traffic rings centered in Cambodia. Wu Tung-tan (吳桐潭), a ...

Mother of Taiwanese man slain in Cambodia asks government to bring back his remains

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The mother of one of three Taiwanese men recently shot dead in Cambodia on Sunday (Aug. 28) has asked the government to help the family travel to Cambodia to take care of ...

Snakehead behind human trafficking of Taiwanese in Cambodia arrested

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Police on Sunday (Aug. 14) arrested a man who is a suspected member of a snakehead ring behind a human trafficking scam that lured Taiwanese to Cambodia. At 9:55 p.m. o...