DNA links Singaporean couple to dead newborn dumped in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Authorities today announced that DNA collected from blood stains in the hotel room where a Singaporean couple was staying does match that of a newborn baby dumped in a kitchen ...

Singapore couple suspected in disposal of newborn baby in Taipei

A couple from Singapore have been identified by police as persons of interest in a case in which the body of a newborn baby girl was found wrapped in a plastic bag in a kitchen waste bucket carried by...

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...

Taiwanese man arrested with over 6,000 counterfeit Nintendo Amiibo game cards from China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A 35 year old Taiwanese man has been arrested for selling counterfeit Amiibo collectable game cards that are compatible with Nintendo Switch video games, and sold with col...

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...

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...

Lito Banayo: The Philippines and Taiwan are working so well on law enforcement cooperation

Cooperation between law enforcement agencies of the Philippines and Taiwan have reached new heights during the past year with the series of successful operations that have brought high-profile crimina...

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...