Investigators say threats against Taiwan President originate in China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - An Internet user who posted online threats of violence against President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) possibly lives in China, the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) said Thursday. On...

Ex-Tainan County Council speaker extradited from Manila back to Taiwan

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Former Tainan County Council Speaker Wu Chien-pao (吳健保), who fled Taiwan in 2014 after being convicted of fixing professional baseball games, was extradited back to Taiwan from the Phi...

Canadian man busted for growing marijuana in Taoyuan, Taiwan

TAIPEI (CNA) -- A Canadian tutor was arrested for growing marijuana at his residence in Taoyuan, the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) said Friday. The police seized dried marijuana and 163 canna...

Post-bailout Greece readies for return to bond market

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece has announced plans to raise up to 3 billion euros ($3.4 billion) via a 5-year bond, in what be the country's first market test since the end of its international bailout ...

Over a dozen suspects arrested for cryptocurrency fraud

More than a dozen suspects have been arrested by police in New Taipei for creating a cryptocurrency scam that took millions of dollars from unsuspecting investors, the Criminal Investigation Bureau (C...

Convicted 'pretty boy' sex offender nabbed in NE Taiwan after fleeing 300km

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A convicted sex offender, who preys on teen girls by disguising himself to look like an effeminate K-pop idol, was captured today in northeast Taiwan after breaking his ankle m...

6 Taiwanese arrested for selling BASF secrets to Chinese

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Six Taiwanese current and former employees of German chemical maker BASF SE have been arrested for selling secrets to the company's Chinese rival, announced the Criminal In...

Taiwan police hand 138 fake news cases to local authorities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Deputy head of the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB), Lin Yen-tien (林炎田) said that 174 people have been implicated in 138 cases of fake news distribution in the lead up ...

Taiwan allies support Interpol bid

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A host of Taiwan’s diplomatic allies contacted Interpol Secretary-General Jürgen Stock to advocate Taiwanese participation in the international police agency. ...

Taipei police officer arrested for marijuana use

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- On Dec. 11, officers with the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) raided the home of a man, surnamed Lin (林), in Hsinchu who was suspected of making and selling drugs. The i...

Breaking News: Taiwanese terror suspect lands in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwanese terror suspect An Tso “Edward” Sun (孫安佐) landed at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport 7:58 p.m. tonight (Dec. 11) after being jailed for 261 days for th...

Taiwan terror suspect to land in Taiwan tonight, faces questions by prosecutors

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwanese terror suspect An Tso “Edward” Sun (孫安佐) is set to return to Taiwan tonight (Dec. 11), when prosecutors will seek to question him over his potential viola...

Police in Taiwan out to stop illegal betting on elections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As Taiwan’s local nine-in-one elections approach, Police across the country are mobilizing officers to crack down on illegal gambling in the country. With high po...

8 allies write letters to Interpol in support of Taiwan: MOFA

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Eight of Taiwan's allies have voiced support for Taiwan's participation in the International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol), the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) sai...

Taiwanese-American fined NT$120,000 for dodging draft for 16 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Taiwanese-American man with dual citizenship has been fined NT$120,000 (US$3,885) for dodging the draft for 16 years, reported Liberty Times.  The 35-year-old man, su...