Taiwanese businessman guilty of N. Korea sanctions violations commits suicide

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The owner of a Taiwanese ship implicated in 2017 for illegally providing oil to North Korea committed suicide on Saturday (June 22), it was confirmed by authorities in Kao...

Taiwanese businessman indicted for selling oil to North Korea

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Taiwanese businessman has been formally charged with violating sanctions and illegally delivering oil to North Korea. District prosecutors in Kaohsiung this week (Jul...

Former Taiwanese judge suspected of shipping North Korean coal to Vietnam

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taipei District prosecutors on Monday (Jan. 30) summoned a former Taiwanese judge, his son and two other suspects for allegedly shipping coal from North Korea to Vietnam, in di...

Taiwan Coast Guard boards ship in North Korea investigation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Coast Guard boarded a tanker believed to be linked to the Kaohsiung businessman accused of selling oil to North Korea in violation of United Nations sanctions. Chen...

Taiwan oil supplier to North Korea in failed suicide bid

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taiwanese businessman accused of supplying oil to North Korea in violation of international sanctions tried but failed to commit suicide at his home, reports said Frid...

U.S. thanks Taiwan for action against North Korea oil sale

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The United States Department of State has thanked Taiwan for blacklisting a Taiwanese businessman and his companies for allegedly selling oil to North Korea despite United...

Taiwanese man put on sanctions list for oil sales to North Korea

Taipei, Jan. 12 (CNA) Chen Shih-hsien (陳世憲) and overseas companies he is thought to control have been put on a Taiwanese blacklist for allegedly selling oil to North Korea in violation of United Natio...

Taiwan ship owner bailed over oil smuggling to North Korea

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A man from Kaohsiung was freed on bail of NT$1.5 million (US$50,600) Wednesday for having circumvented international sanctions and smuggled oil to North Korea on the tanke...