Hong Kong refuses visa extension for Taiwan Investigation Bureau official

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – An official of the Ministry of Justice Investigation Bureau (MJIB) was forced to return home Wednesday (September 18) after Hong Kong refused to extend his working visa. ...

DPP lawmaker who forgot cash on train may face charge of 'structuring'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Last week on Sept. 3, Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) lawmaker Chen Ming-wen (陳明文) accidentally left NT$3 million (US$95,500) in cash aboard a Taiwan High Speed Railway...

Taiwan opposition demands probe of legislator who forgot millions on train

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The opposition Kuomintang (KMT) on Wednesday (September 4) demanded that the Ministry of Justice Investigation Bureau (MJIB) and the Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC)...

Taiwan and United States cooperate to nab fraud ring

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – For the first time, Taiwan and the United States cooperated to catch 19 alleged members of a Taiwanese fraud ring operating in the U.S., the Ministry of Justice Invest...

U.S.-Taiwan cooperation helps uncover drugs in Thailand

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Cooperation between Taiwan’s Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) and the United States resulted in a find of nearly 100 kilograms of heroin and crystal meth in Bangk...

Head of Thailand’s Narcotics Suppression Bureau visits Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The commissioner of Thailand’s Narcotics Suppression Bureau (NSB), Chinnapat Sarasin, visited Taiwan recently to thank the island for its assistance in nabbing a dru...

Taiwan Investigation Bureau to look at election funding from China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Ministry of Justice Investigation Bureau (MJIB) said Saturday (July 6) it would closely monitor the possibility that funds from China found their way into campaigns fo...

Nationwide investigation launched to root out China's influence in Taiwan media

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – This weekend the Ministry of Justice Investigation Bureau (MJIB) launched its official investigation into Chinese influence in Taiwanese media, to ensure that the upcoming...

Secret files need to be unsealed to reveal the truth about Taiwan's history

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Commentator Yang Sen-hong wrote that failing to unlock the secret files from the Martial Law era would be a serious collective crime on the part of the government, calling on t...

Taiwanese investigation officer among the youngest to complete FBI's leadership program

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) National Academy has trained U.S. and international law enforcement officers since its initiation in 1935, and this year, Ar...

Taiwanese authorities seize NT$2.4-billion worth of heroin, suspects arrested

TAIPEI (CNA) -- A total of 94.138 kilograms of heroin with a street value of about NT$2.4 billion (US$78.08 million) was seized in a drug bust in Keelung, leading to the arrest of two suspected drug s...

Taiwan indicts Bitcoin traders for violations of banking act

Seven people who were arrested on June 13, last year, for allegedly operating a fraudulent cryptocurrency investment scheme were officially charged with violating multiple banking and business related...

China hackers steal 3 million Taipei health department files

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – An attack by hackers which succeeded in stealing personal data from 2.98 million files at the Taipei department of health originated in China, reports said Wednesday. T...

New AIT director seeks to strengthen Taiwan-US relationship

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — At an event co-hosted by Taiwan and the U.S. Tuesday in Taipei, Director of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) William Christensen, who assumed the office just a few d...

8 arrested suspected of NT$1.5 billion Bitcoin fraud in Northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Eight people were arrested in Taipei and Taichung on June 13, on suspicion of a fraud amassing NT$1.5 billion (US$49.5 million) said the Ministry of Justice's Investig...