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Taiwan can learn from S Korea's private prison, corrections official says

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan corrections officials have visited South Korea’s only private prison and said that Taiwan can learn from the experience. Senior Department of Corrections o...

Cherry blossoms begin to bloom in New Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The first wave of cherry blossoms can now be seen in New Taipei’s Pinglin area as well as in Xizhi’s Kanggaokeng River. The Japanese cherry (prunus serrulat...

Taiwan prepares Q&A booklet about election malpractices

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Fake news, foreign interference, and gambling on the election outcome are the three main subjects of discussion between the nation’s top law enforcement officials, r...

Independent legislative candidate arrested in Taiwan for colluding with CCP

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Justice’s Investigation Bureau (MJIB) detained an independent candidate running for the Legislative Yuan in Taoyuan, it was reported on Friday (Jan. ...

S Korean media stirs controversy around Taiwan submarine program ahead of election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — South Korean media reported Thursday (Jan. 4) that two engineers employed by a marine consultancy are under investigation for allegedly leaking submarine blueprints and te...

Taiwan Ministry of Justice denies targeting new residents for election interference

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Justice (MOJ) is not prioritizing new immigrants to Taiwan for its investigations into election interference, the government said Thursday (Jan. 4). As ...

Somaliland National Electoral Commission delegation arrives in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Somaliland National Electoral Commission (NEC) Chair Musa Hassan Yousuf arrived in Taiwan on Wednesday (Jan. 3) for a week-long trip to gain a deeper understanding of the ...

Taiwan's use of death penalty debated in Taipei legislative race

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Legislative candidates running for the Daan legislative seat in Taipei clashed over Taiwan’s use of the death penalty on Wednesday (Jan. 3), as candidate Wang Hsin-i...

Taiwan indicts man for helping China’s Hikvision recruit talent

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A man has been indicted for helping the Chinese video surveillance equipment maker Hikvision illegally use an office and recruit technology talent in Taiwan, reports said ...

Taiwan Investigation Bureau signs security MOU with submarine maker

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Justice Investigation Bureau (MJIB) on Friday (Dec. 29) signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with shipbuilding company CSBC Corporation, Taiwan to st...

Taiwan declassifies secret government files

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Secret government documents will no longer remain classified forever, the Ministry of Justice said Thursday (Dec. 28). President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) promulgated the nece...

Somaliland National Electoral Commission chair to visit Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Somaliland National Electoral Commission Chair Musa Hassan Yousuf will arrive in Taiwan on Jan. 3 for a six-day visit, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) announced on ...

Taiwan prosecutors fail to indict after Mirror TV allegations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Prosecutors have decided not to indict a business person who alleged Chinese investment in the setting up of Mirror TV, reports said Saturday (Dec. 9). The launch of th...

Taiwan toughens measures against suppliers of Chinese weapons parts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Under new amendments to the National Security Act (NSA), defense contractors who use banned Chinese parts in weapons systems they sell to Taiwan can face prison sentences ...

What is life like for women held in Japan's prisons?

Many of the women held in Japanese prisons endure "serious human rights violations," according to a report released by a rights watchdog this month. The violations include inadequate access...