Cambodian 'monk' accused of sexual assault, profiteering in N. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A self-professed "monk" from Cambodia, faces deportation after being charged by over a dozen women with sexual assault and profiting from his religious teachings. ...

Taiwan immigration official apologizes after kicking airport sniffer dog

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An immigration official yesterday (Feb. 13) formally apologized for kicking a sniffer dog at Kaohsiung International Airport over the weekend, after a video of the incident app...

Taiwan arrests suspected organizers of missing Vietnamese tourists

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s National Immigration Agency (NIA) announced today that they have arrested seven people suspected of devising the plan for 152 Vietnamese tourists to go miss...

2 Vietnamese tourists admit to working in sex trade in NE. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Two Vietnamese women, aged 25 and 37, are suspected of traveling to Taiwan under the guise of "sightseeing" to engage in prostitution, reported UDN. Two Vietnamese...

Nude Vietnamese tourist caught hiding in closet during raid on S. Taiwan brothel

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Vietnamese woman, who came to Taiwan as a tourist but has been working in the sex trade, was caught hiding in a brothel wardrobe raided by police in southern Taiwan's Tai...

Rogue tourists among 11 Vietnamese caught hiding in back of truck in E. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Some of the missing tourists were among the 11 illegal Vietnamese migrant workers found hiding in the back of a cargo truck on Thursday (Jan. 10), announced Taitung County Poli...

Half of missing Vietnamese found: Taiwan National Immigration Agency

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Half of the more than 100 Vietnamese who disappeared shortly after arriving in Kaohsiung last month have been found, the National Immigration Agency (NIA) said Friday. A tota...

Taiwan finds illegal Vietnamese worker hiding inside refrigerator

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - During the government campaign to locate more than 100 missing Vietnamese, police found a Vietnamese man hiding inside a refrigerator, reports said Tuesday. Last month, 152 V...

Taiwan extends relaxed punishment for foreigners who overstay visa

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Foreigners who self report that they have overstayed their visa will face a reduced penalty until June 30, 2019, the National Immigration Agency (NIA) announced today. ...

Taiwan to issue money for information about missing Vietnamese

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The National Immigration Agency (NIA) said Friday it would pay NT$4,000 (US$129) for information leading to the capture of the 113 Vietnamese citizens still missing from suppose...

NIA urges 124 rogue Vietnamese tourists still in Taiwan to surrender

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Of the 152 Vietnamese tourists who went missing late last month, 24 are in police custody, and the National Immigration Agency (NIA) urges the remaining 124 on the loose to tur...

Vietnamese travel to Taiwan may be affected by visa changes

HANOI (CNA) -- The number of travelers allowed to visit Taiwan will likely be reduced following the country's suspension of visas for groups of Vietnamese tourists, Ho Chi Minh City-based tour ope...

Taiwan mulls new measures to clamp down on illegal foreign workers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - After 152 Vietnamese tourists went missing, the government was considering tougher measures, including checks on return tickets and hotel bookings, reports said Saturday. Top...

Taiwan immigration chief wants to nab mastermind behind missing Vietnamese

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The day after taking office, new National Immigration Agency (NIA) Director General Chiu Feng-kuang (邱豐光) said Saturday he wanted to find the mastermind behind the disappearance...

Taiwan names deputy police chief as new head of the National Immigration Agency

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The government on Friday announced the appointment of Chiu Feng-kuang (邱豐光), the deputy chief of the National Police Administration, as the new head of the National Immigration ...