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Fake news paints grim picture of Taiwan’s COVID deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A fake Twitter post claiming that Taiwanese crematoriums are burning bodies nonstop included a grotesque photo of a basement full of dead human bodies that was taken from ...

Taiwan company hawks fish farm water as health drink

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A fish farmer and owner of a biochemical product firm has been charged with violating health regulations after it was found he took water from his fish ponds and packaged ...

'Tip of the iceberg': Taiwan's spy catchers hunt Chinese poachers of chip talent

TAIPEI, April 8 (Reuters) - Taiwan's spy catchers have launched probes into around 100 Chinese companies suspected of illegally poaching semiconductor engineers and other tech talent, a senior off...

Ex-priest sentenced to 20 years in Costa Rica for abuse

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (AP) — A Costa Rican court on Wednesday sentenced a former priest to 20 years in prison for a 2003 sexual abuse case. The country's judicial branch said in a st...

North Taiwan man hides bribe in tea jar, officials fail to notice

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A man’s attempt to bribe officials at the Irrigation Agency’s Taoyuan Management Office failed because the money he hid in tea jars went unnoticed until a jani...

Eight Chinese firms in Taiwan raided for alleged trade secret theft

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Justice Investigation Bureau joined five local prosecutors' offices on Wednesday (March 9) in raiding the premises of eight Chinese and Hong Kong compa...

Taiwan High Court upholds 8-month sentence for dog owner over deadly accident

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A dog owner in Hsinchu City has had his eight-month prison sentence upheld by the Taiwan High Court for a fatal traffic accident the judges believe his dog caused. Th...

Taiwan warns against importing marijuana-laced products from Thailand

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — People in Taiwan are cautioned against importing goods containing cannabis from Thailand, the first Southeast Asian country to have legalized the plant. Taiwan Customs ...

Taiwan Investigation Bureau warns of multi-layered scheme to spread false news

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A large number of false social media accounts have been creating and spreading false news in Taiwan, the Ministry of Justice Investigation Bureau (MJIB) warned on Friday (...

Chinese semiconductor plant caught illegally setting up company in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Chinese semiconductor company on Wednesday (Jan. 19) was caught having allegedly set up a company in Taiwan without a permit, CNA reported. The report said prosecutor...

Chinese spies have penetrated Taiwan's military, case documents reveal

TAIPEI – For more than 20 years, Xie Xizhang presented himself as a Hong Kong businessman on visits to Taiwan. He now stands accused of having another mission: recruiting spies for China. On ...

China returns suspect in murder of coffee trader to Taiwan after quarantine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A murder suspect who fled Taiwan only to be forced into COVID-19 quarantine in China returned home in the company of Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) officers Wednesday...

Thailand intercepts drugs hidden in floor tiles destined for Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Police in Thailand discovered amphetamines with a street value of NT$2.46 billion (US$88.73 million) hidden in silicone floor elements destined for Taiwan, reports said Sa...

Turkey detains 27 Taiwanese in raid on alleged fraud ring

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Turkish police detained 27 suspects from Taiwan in an operation to crack down on alleged fraud in the Mediterranean resort town of Bodrum, reports said Saturday (Nov. 27)....

71 congressmen back Taiwan's participation in Interpol

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A total of 71 U.S. congressmen from both major political parties earlier this month signed a letter calling on Taiwan to participate in the coming General Assembly meeting...