Taiwanese businessman indicted for trying to help China recruit spies

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese businessman was indicted Wednesday (Aug. 5) for trying to recruit government agents to collect information for China. The man, surnamed Huang (黃), moved to ...

Taiwan email leaks suggest need for increased cybersecurity

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the media circus around the Presidential Office email leaks dies down, the incident serves as an important reminder that the government must bolster its cybersecurity. ...

Craft brewers upended by COVID-19 closure of tap rooms, bars

MARSHFIELD, Vt. (AP) — Sales of wine, spirits and other alcoholic beverages have risen during the coronavirus pandemic like foam in a freshly poured glass of beer. Just not for some...

Taiwan’s national security head under fire over comment on Kim’s health

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's National Security Bureau (NSB) director has come under fire for alleging that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was ill, after the dictator made an appearance o...

Taiwan NSB director says Kim Jong Un is 'sick'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's National Security Bureau (NSB) director on Thursday (April 30) said that North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un is "sick" and that there are contingen...

National Security Bureau to continue declassifying files from Taiwan's martial law era

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Security Bureau (NSB) will continue its declassification of political archives to be used in probes into the wrongdoings of the Kuomintang nationalist governm...

Taiwanese military personnel returning from 29 countries to be quarantined

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Military personnel who have traveled to any of the 29 countries on which travel warnings have been imposed will be subject to a 14-day quarantine after returning as Taiwan...

KMT government might have been behind martial law-era homicide of Taiwanese dissident's family: Report

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A new report concerning the triple homicide of family members of prominent Kaohsiung Incident dissident Lin Yi-hsiung (林義雄) suggests that the authoritarian Kuomintang (KMT...

Taiwan president bolsters security due to US-Iran tensions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Given the U.S.-Iran confrontation, Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) held a National Security Bureau (NSB) meeting on Thursday morning (Jan. 9) to discuss potential resp...

Taiwan's legislature to vote on anti-infiltration bill

A government-initiated anti-infiltration bill is likely to be rammed through the Legislative Yuan Tuesday as the draft is set to be put to a vote in the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP)-contr...

Taiwan's NSB confirms its investigating 'Chinese spy'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s National Security Bureau (NSB) is working with international partners to verify information leaked by a Chinese defector about Beijing’s interference ...

Taiwan presidential candidates to wear state-of-the-art bulletproof vests

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Candidates in Taiwan’s general presidential election will be provided with state-of-the-art bulletproof vests, according to the head of the National Security Bureau ...

27 Taiwanese receive deferred prosecution in cigarette smuggling scandal

The Taipei District Prosecutors Office handed down one-year deferred prosecutions Thursday for 27 individuals involved in a high-profile attempted cigarette smuggling case that took place in July. ...

Annette Lu calls on Taiwan govt to arrest and try Hong Kong killer according to law

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Following the news that self-confessed murderer Chan Tong-kai (陳同佳) will be released from prison in Hong Kong and that he plans to willingly return to Taiwan to face justi...

China Airlines stops selling duty-free cigarettes on its planes

A China Airlines (CAL) spokesman confirmed Monday that the carrier stopped selling duty-free cigarettes on its planes from Sunday. The move came in response to a more complex customs clearance proc...