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Taiwan reshuffles 47 police chiefs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Interior’s National Police Agency (NPA) on Wednesday (Jan. 13) announced a reshuffle of 47 senior police officers across the country. The far-reac...

Justice Dept.: 'Poor judgment' used in Epstein plea deal

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Justice Department report has found former Labor Secretary Alex Acosta exercised “poor judgment” in handling an investigation into wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein when he was a t...

Taiwan's police to release English app for foreigners

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The murder of a Malaysian student in southwestern Taiwan has shocked the country and prompted the National Police Agency (NPA) to set up an English version of its app (警政服...

Taiwan to focus on improving pedestrian safety

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Transportation and Communications (MOTC) on Friday (Aug. 21) announced a one-month joint project with the National Police Agency (NPA) to clamp down on dri...

China wanted legislative aides to steal Taiwan president’s medical records

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China wanted three former legislative aides to provide them with President Tsai Ing-wen’s (蔡英文) medical records, reports said Thursday (Aug. 13). The three, named...

NT$24 billion media town in Taipei's Linkou officially launched

The New Taipei government officially launched an investment project on Friday (July 24) in which three private business groups will invest NT$24 billion (US$814.6 million) in a media town in Linkou. ...

Police chiefs in two southern Taiwan cities fired over worsening crime

(Taiwan News) — The police chiefs of Kaohsiung and Tainan have been fired in a move to force official accountability for a series of shootings and murders that recently took place in the two cit...

Case against Taiwan’s national police chief closed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The first-ever investigation of a national police chief was terminated after prosecutors concluded that no illegal acts had been committed related to three personnel appoi...

Taiwan’s Kaohsiung police break Love River dismemberment case in 40 hours

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The First Precinct of Kaohsiung City's Sanmin District announced on Thursday (June 25) they had cracked the Love River dismemberment case after tracking down the suspe...

Father of slain Taiwanese cop dies after not-guilty verdict

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The father of Taiwanese railway police officer Lee Cheng-han (李承翰), who was fatally stabbed by a berserk passenger last July, passed away Thursday afternoon (June 4). A...

Parents of slain Taiwanese cop fume at not-guilty verdict

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The parents of railway police officer Lee Cheng-han (李承翰), who was stabbed to death by a passenger, are reportedly furious at the not-guilty verdict handed down by Chiayi ...

Taiwan police head furious over acquittal of cop killer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — National Police Agency (NPA) Director-General Chen Chia-chin (陳家欽) vowed to appeal against the not guilty verdict handed down Thursday (April 30) by the Chiayi District Co...

Taiwan’s national police chief investigated for forgery

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — For the first time in Taiwan’s history, a national police chief was on Friday (March 27) referred to prosecutors for investigation, after accusations of forgery in c...

Taiwan police draw criticism for promoting Buddhism in uniform

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A group of Taiwanese law enforcement officers has drawn criticism from the public after dancing in uniform in a promotional video for a Buddhist humanitarian organization....

KMT presidential candidate nearly hit by eggs at southern Taiwan rally

TAIPEI (Taiwan New) — Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate and Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) narrowly avoided being hit by eggs at a campaign rally in Tainan on Friday evening (Oct. 19), w...