Retired officer accused of spreading fake news about Taiwan presidential redecoration

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A retired military officer has been detained for alleging that President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) spent more on redecorating her official residence than her two predecessors...

Taiwan police investigate student for false allegations about presidential official

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Police are investigating a student for making false allegations about a link between the top suspect in the recent cigarette smuggling scandal and Presidential Office Secr...

U.S.-Taiwan cooperation helps uncover drugs in Thailand

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Cooperation between Taiwan’s Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) and the United States resulted in a find of nearly 100 kilograms of heroin and crystal meth in Bangk...

Taiwan police find author of fake video about Premier Su Tseng-chang

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Police located the man accused of distributing a fake video online purporting to show Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) flinging away a pencil at the funeral of a murdered ...

Wanted man killed in shootout with police in S. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After being on the loose for three years, a wanted man died in a gun battle with police in southern Taiwan today (July 10), while one policeman was injured. At 4:20 a.m. thi...

S. Korea sends 22 telecom fraud suspects to Taiwan, not China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Unlike certain countries which have kowtowed to Beijing on the matter, South Korea on Friday (July 5) showed moral fortitude and repatriated 22 Taiwanese telecom scam suspects ...

Thailand deports 25 fraud suspects to Taiwan after royal amnesty

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A total of 25 Taiwanese telecom fraud suspects returned to the island after receiving a royal pardon due to the coronation of Thailand’s new king in early May. As...

2 Japanese AV idols gush over Taiwan police for busting piracy ring

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Two Japanese adult film stars thanked Taiwan's Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) and New Taipei Police for working hard to snatch two men who allegedly sold thousands of ...

Taiwanese investigators work with Thai police, US DEA for drug bust in Chiang Mai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) cooperated with Thailand law enforcement authorities and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) to bust a ring of ketami...

Video shows Iraqi double-murder suspect taking son to Taiwan Taoyuan Airport

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Surveillance camera video has surfaced showing an Iraqi man, who was accused of murdering his in-laws, carrying his son as he walks toward Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport....

Iraqi English teacher suspected in Taiwan double-murder claims he is in Baghdad with son

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After an Iraqi man fled Taiwan for Japan following the alleged strangling of his elderly Taiwanese in-laws, his wife told police that she received a video call from him via the...

Taiwan joins Thailand, Vietnam, the Philippines police in busting fraud ring

An international telecom fraud ring was busted in a cross-border operation that resulted in the arrest of more than 60 suspects, the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) announced Wednesday. The rin...

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...