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Suspects trash diner in central Taiwan for denying them indoor service

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Police have arrested two of four people allegedly involved in the trashing of a diner in Taichung early Tuesday (Sept. 7) after they were denied indoor service. Police ...

Women could face fine for chatting in scooter turning lane

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two women are facing fines for standing and chatting in the middle of a scooter left turn box (機車待轉區) in central Taiwan on Sunday (March 28). On Sunday, a user of the F...

Gangster fires 62 shots at pawnshop, vehicle in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Over the New Year's holiday, a gangster armed with an assault rifle fired over 60 shots at a pawnshop and minivan in central Taiwan before fleeing the scene. At abo...

Duck shop gets salty with Food Panda driver in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Food Panda on Monday announced that it has severed ties with a duck restaurant after an employee there was captured on camera verbally abusing and threatening physical vio...

Taiwan police find stolen scooter after 26 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taichung woman has reunited with her stolen scooter 26 years after it went missing, thanks to the efforts of a young police officer. According to a press release by t...

Police busts marijuana growing operation in central Taiwan

Police last month busted a big illegal marijuana growing operation in Nantou County, seizing a total of 1,361 cannabis plants, the largest in Taiwan's recorded history, the Taichung City Police De...

Police officer in Taiwan’s Taichung helps lost centenarian

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taichung police officer was amazed to find the lost old lady he helped was the oldest person in the city. The 116-year-old Liu Chang (劉張) got lost on Aug. 16 and wand...

Police nab 12 undocumented workers in W. Taiwan's ASEAN Plaza

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — During patrols of ASEAN Plaza over the weekend in western Taiwan's Taichung City, police apprehended 12 Indonesian and Vietnamese unaccounted for workers. Situated ...

Link-up between two long-lost friends achieved thanks to police in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A police officer at Taichung Park Police Station helped establish a link-up between two long lost friends on April 9, and then jokingly said it felt like a “super mission...

Driver killed after NT$3 million Audi crashes into pillar in western Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Taichung man died after his rented Audi worth over NT$3 million (US$97,000) slammed into a bridge pier early this morning in the western Taiwanese city, reported UDN. Shor...

Taiwan police: Wearing bright clothing saves woman’s life

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A woman’s life was saved because the clothing she was wearing was bright enough to alert a motorist to make an emergency braking just before his car hit her, accordi...

Police in central Taiwan help speed a man with severed fingers to hospital

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taichung police answered a call for help two weeks ago and sped a man with severed fingers to a local hospital, where the fingers were later successfully reattached, accor...

Taiwan police praised for swift recovery of iPhone

TAIPEI (CNA) A South Korean businessman has given Taiwanese police the thumbs up after they helped him locate his lost iPhone just five minutes after he reported having left the device in a taxi in Ta...