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...

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...

Taiwan investigates man over illegal North Korean oil sales

HONG KONG (AP) — Prosecutors in Taiwan say they're investigating a man suspected of involvement in illegal oil sales to North Korea. In a statement late Wednesday, prosecutors said t...

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...

S. Korea inspects Hong Kong ship over N. Korean oil

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea says it inspected a Hong Kong-flagged ship that allegedly violated U.N. sanctions by transferring oil to a North Korean vessel in October. An official fr...