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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...

Taiwanese man accused of spreading '50 new COVID cases' rumor posts bail

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A man surnamed Yang (楊) has been accused of spreading false news about Taiwan’s local COVID-19 case count on Wednesday (Sept. 8) morning, causing public panic and af...

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...

Taipei seizes 22,000 packets of drug-laced instant coffee in 2021

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Over 22,000 packets of narcotic-laced instant coffee have been seized since the beginning of this year in Taipei, the city’s police department announced Wednesday (J...

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...

Taiwan CECC debunks COVID rumors

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Tuesday (May 25) took the time to clarify some important information and debunk various fake news stories floating...

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...

Cops gun down gangster in Taiwan's Kaohsiung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A man suspected of committing kidnapping and ransom died from his wounds on Tuesday (March 2) after he engaged in a shootout with police next to the Kaohsiung Museum of Fi...

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. ...

Taiwan reshuffles 47 police chiefs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Interior’s National Police Agency (NPA) on Wednesday (Jan. 13) announced a reshuffle of 47 senior police officers across the country. The far-reac...