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Cops bust New Taipei woman for running marijuana ring

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Police on Tuesday (Sept. 14) arrested a woman suspected of being the head of a marijuana-selling ring in New Taipei City. During a press conference on Tuesday, the Crim...

Taiwan still pursuing INTERPOL membership

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Thursday (Aug. 19) stated that Taiwan is actively seeking to rejoin INTERPOL and hoping to participate in this year’s meeti...

South Africa offers investment opportunities to Asia Pacific investors

SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 15 June 2021 - The Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) and joint sponsors, Citi and Absa Bank are collaborating to host the annual SA Tomorrow Investor conference, which...

Police confirm 20 officers and staff infected by COVID in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A total of 20 police officers and personnel have been diagnosed with the new coronavirus — 18 of them in the Taipei area — the National Police Agency (NPA) sai...

20 Filipinos nabbed in fraud ring bust in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A group of Philippine migrant workers has been arrested for defrauding over 20 victims in Taiwan out of approximately NT$10 million (US$359,000). During a press confere...

Men in black hurl 1,000 roaches during Taipei police chief banquet

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two men dressed in black tossed bags filled with more than 1,000 cockroaches at a banquet attended by Taipei and New Taipei police commissioners on Monday evening (May 3)....

British teacher in southern Taiwan indicted for smuggling heroin

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A British man who has been working as an English teacher in southern Taiwan and two Taiwanese suspects have been indicted for their role in an international heroin smuggli...

Taiwan police vow 'zero-tolerance policy' for guns amid spate of shootings

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Police Agency (NPA) has announced that it has implemented a "zero-tolerance policy for firearms" amid an alarming rise in gun violence in recent wee...

Man's 'explosives' on Taiwan high speed train just black tea

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A man frightened passengers on Thursday evening (Feb. 25) when he claimed to be carrying "explosives" — which turned out to be black tea — aboard a T...

Taiwan, US break up international prostitution ring

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) acted on information supplied by the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) to arrest a woman who used the benefits of a visa waiver to...

Taiwan nabs 2,386 fraud suspects ahead of Lunar New Year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — During a nationwide crackdown on fraud ahead of the Lunar New Year holiday, police nabbed 2,386 suspects accused of involvement in 320 scams, reports said Wednesday (Jan. ...

Taiwanese police nab man who threatened New Year's Eve bloodshed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese police have arrested a man who posted on the country's largest internet forum that a string of organized massacres would take place at various New Year's...

Family looking for Taiwanese-American woman who disappeared during hike

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The family of Taiwanese-American Alice Ku (古雅芳) is hoping for her safe return a year after she mysteriously disappeared during a trip to eastern Taiwan with her husband la...

Facebook removes French, Russian accounts active in Africa

PARIS (AP) — Individuals linked to Russia and the French military used fake Facebook and Instagram accounts to wage a covert disinformation campaign in the Central African Republic ahead of elections ...

Taiwan police make record seizure of illegal ammunition

The Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) said Saturday it seized 100,200 rounds of illegal ammunition at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport on Oct. 29, a new record high for a single seizure. The ...