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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 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 (...

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...

Taiwan investigates 144 people for fake news about COVID outbreak

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following the COVID-19 spike in May, 144 people have been referred to prosecutors for spreading fake news about the virus, reports said Friday (June 4). In separate inv...

Cops bust biggest marijuana grow-op in Taiwan's history

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Justice Investigation Bureau (MJIB) announced Wednesday (April 21) that it had conducted the largest seizure of marijuana plants in Taiwan's history an...

Government uncovers fake news alleging US-Taiwan plot to help Thai protesters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two Taiwanese are being investigated for spreading “fake news” from China that the United States and Taiwan planned to work together to back the recent wave of...

Taiwan donates drug test kits to diplomatic allies

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Justice Investigation Bureau (MJIB) has donated rapid drug test kits to the ambassadors of seven diplomatic allies in Taiwan, reports said Friday (Sept. 25...

Taiwan, US nail Chinese hackers behind mass cyberattacks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s crime investigation authorities held a press conference on Friday (Sept. 18) to talk about the role they played in the U.S. Department of Justice's bust...

Taiwan to check for listening devices at offices in Europe

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Agents of the Ministry of Justice Investigation Bureau (MJIB) will visit Taiwanese representative offices in Europe to check for listening devices, reports said Tuesday (S...

2 Taiwanese soldiers arrested for stealing 6,000 masks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two Taiwanese soldiers have been arrested for allegedly stealing 6,000 medical masks while they were supposed to be helping to boost mask production at the early stages of...

Philippines extradites suspect in Taiwanese financial scandal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A woman wanted for her alleged involvement in a NT$200 million (US$6.72 million) financial scandal was handed over by the Philippines and put on a flight back to Taiwan Th...

2 prominent African Americans tell Tedros to learn from Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An African American entertainer and professional basketball player teamed up on YouTube last week to respond to allegations of racism leveled against Taiwan by the head of...

Taiwan MJIB: China trolls responsible for racist tweets against WHO leader

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan's Investigation Bureau (MJIB) has shot down WHO Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus' claim of a racist campaign against him from Taiwan — ...

Price gouging in Taiwan punishable by prison sentence of up to 7 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Online rumors could be responsible for a recent spate of hoarding due to the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Ministry of Justice said Friday (March 20), warning...

Suspect charged in bank fraud case repatriated to Taiwan

A Taiwanese woman accused of defrauding nine banks of NT$38.6 billion (US$1.27 billion) in loans has been repatriated to face trial after she was arrested in the United States late last year, accordin...