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Cambodia: Taiwanese streamers jailed for fake kidnapping

A court in Cambodia on Friday sentenced two Taiwanese men to two years imprisonment for staging a kidnapping from a seaside resort and posting video of it online. Chen Neng-chuan, who goes by the han...

Report blames rising illegal migration in Taiwan on government policy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s government auditor called for immediate improvements to immigration policy on Friday (Jan. 26) after an increase in human trafficking cases and illegal immi...

Why India welcomes Bangladesh election result

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her Awami League party won a landslide victory in Bangladesh's general election, a result that was widely expected as the polls were boycotted by the main oppositi...

UK: Nearly 30,000 migrants crossed Channel in 2023

The number of migrants arriving by boats in the United Kingdom from mainland Europe across the Channel dropped 36% in 2023, UK government data showed. In 2023, the number of people arriving in small ...

Indonesia students storm Rohingya refugee center

A crowd of Indonesian university students stormed a temporary shelter for Rohingya refugees from Myanmar in the western city of Banda Aceh, demanding their deportation. The students wore jackets with...

Plane grounded over trafficking suspicions to leave France

A Nicaragua-bound plane carrying 303 Indian passengers will be allowed to leave on Monday, after being detained in France over human trafficking suspicions. The Airbus A340 was carrying 303 passenger...

France grounds plane over suspected 'human trafficking'

Police in France were questioning two men after authorities grounded a flight to Nicaragua carrying more than 300 Indian passengers over suspected "human trafficking," prosecutors said on Fr...

Indonesia: Hundreds more Rohingya land on Aceh beaches

Around 300-400 Rohingya refugees, including many women and children, landed on beaches Sunday in Indonesia'snortheastern Aceh province after spending weeks at sea, the latest in a series of arriva...

Bangladesh: Why are Rohingya refugees fleeing to Indonesia?

An increasing number of Rohingya refugees are leaving the crowded camps of Cox's Bazar on the southeastern coast of Bangladesh and are making the 1,800-kilometer (1,120-mile) sea crossing south to...

Taiwanese man with criminal history murdered in Thailand

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese man was discovered murdered in his hotel room in Bangkok, Thailand on Thursday (Nov. 16) morning. The 47-year-old surnamed Chu (朱) was discovered at 10:30 a...

Taiwanese man found dead in Cambodia with 3 gunshot wounds to head

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Cambodian police last week found the body of a Taiwanese man who had been shot in the head three times. On Nov. 7, police found a male body in a white car that had been...

Kashmir: Rohingya refugee women lured by trafficking gangs

Mujeeba (name changed) is a Rohingya woman living in a small village in India-administered Kashmir's Anantnag district. A decade ago, when she was 20 years old, she was trafficked from an overcrow...

Belgian minister quits over failure to extradite Tunisian gunman

Belgian Justice Minister Vincent Van Quickenborne announced his resignation on Friday after revealing that authorities failed to extradite a Tunisian national who killed two football fans on Monday. ...

Ukraine updates: Qatar mediates return of Ukrainian children

Four Ukrainian children who were taken to Russia after Moscow's invasion of Ukraine are to be reunited with relatives following a successful mediation effort by Qatar, officials said on Monday. ...

Philippines immigration chief visits Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The head of the Philippines Bureau of Immigration visited Taiwan for the first time to discuss human trafficking, the National Immigration Agency (NIA) said Friday (Oct. 1...