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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...

South Korean government tainted with corruption allegations

In the run-up to the May 2017 general election, Moon Jae-in vowed that if elected he would put an end to the corruption that was tarnishing South Korean politics, and which had brought a premature e...

South Korea promises harsh punishment for driver who killed Taiwanese student

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The South Korean government said Monday (Dec. 7) that it has no tolerance for those who drive under the influence and that the drunk driver who killed a Taiwanese student ...

CIB advances Taiwan’s case for INTERPOL participation

Taiwan’s Criminal Investigation Bureau under the National Police Agency is leaving no stone unturned as it rallies support for the country’s participation in the International Criminal Pol...

Taiwan to create site listing 117,000 air raid shelters in case of Chinese attack

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Chinese warplanes intrude into Taiwan's air defense identification zone (ADIZ) with increasing frequency, the government has pledged to post online the locations of...

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 police officer identifies body of unknown woman

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Keelung police officer was able to identify a woman based only on a T-shirt she had worn, allowing her to be properly buried on Monday (Oct. 12), nine years after going ...

Japan's 'yami kawaii' culture breaks down mental health barriers

To the outside observer, the "yami kawaii" subculture of Japanese fashion can be unsettling, disturbing. It brings together the cute pinks and pastels of more mainstream "kawaii culture...

Taiwan police officer identifies unclaimed body of woman missing 13 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Keelung police have successfully identified an unclaimed body found on a Miaoli beach in 2007 as a Taoyuan woman who went missing that year. The identification was made...

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...

Unclaimed body of Taiwanese teenager identified after 3 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The unclaimed body of a Taiwanese teenager was finally identified after three years, during which time it drifted 300 kilometers from Taichung to waters around Turtle Isla...

Taiwanese youth are a force to be reckoned with

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The successful recall of Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) last month was undoubtedly a massive undertaking that not only is the first time a Taiwanese city’s mayor w...

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...

Taiwan's Han Kuang military exercise gets underway

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 36th Han Kuang exercise started Monday (July 13) and will feature four historical firsts: the deployment of joint battalions, cooperative training of three special for...