FAT chairman held incommunicado, bail revoked

The Taipei District Court ordered Thursday that Chang Kang-wei (張綱維), chairman of Far Eastern Air Transport Corp. (FAT), be detained and held incommunicado on charges of fraud and embezzlement. The...

Founder of Taiwan's StarLux Airlines wins bitter inheritance battle

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A court in Taiwan has ruled StarLux Airlines founder Chang Kuo-wei (張國煒) is entitled to around NT$14 billion (US$464 million) after a bitter family inheritance battle invo...

American convicted of Yonghe murder sentenced to life in prison in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The American man convicted of being the mastermind behind the grisly Yonghe murder has been handed a life sentence, while his accomplices have received sentences ranging f...

LSE congratulates Taiwan president on re-election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) on Wednesday (Jan. 15) congratulated its most famous Taiwanese alumnus, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文), for her la...

News anchor loses case over Taiwan president’s LSE diploma

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taipei District Court on Wednesday (Jan. 11) rejected a case by news anchor Dennis Peng (彭文正)alleging that President Tsai Ing-wen’s (蔡英文) diploma and dissertatio...

Yonghe murder suspect found guilty by New Taipei court

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A New Taipei City court last week found the main suspect of the gruesome murder and dismemberment of a Canadian English teacher guilty. When the Taiwan New Taipei Distr...

Taiwan tycoon says daughter will pay up for embezzlement case

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Detained tycoon Jack Sun (孫道存) told a court Thursday (Jan. 2) that his daughter and son-in-law would pay the money in an embezzlement case, though he disputed the amount t...

KMT candidate loses appeal against result of 2018 Taipei mayoral election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taipei High Court on Tuesday morning (Dec. 17) announced that it has rejected former Kuomintang (KMT) candidate Ting Shou-chung's (丁守中) appeal to have the 2018 Tai...

Taiwan's ex-president aided by member of China's CPPCC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A court verdict in a case involving illegal political donations revealed that the campaign of former Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) was aided by money from an advi...

South Korean professor ordered to pay NT$800,000 in damages for sexually harassing Taiwanese students

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A South Korean professor at National Chengchi University (NCCU), who was convicted of sexual harassment last year, has been ordered to pay a fine of NT$800,000 (US$26,000)...

Taiwan's retired police decry court's award of damages to Sunflower protesters

The Retired Police Officers Association launched a protest Tuesday over a court ruling that requires the state to pay compensation to 10 people who were injured during the 2014 Sunflower Movement prot...

Former Taiwan president Chiang Ching-kuo's diaries to be made public

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Stanford University’s Hoover Institute on Friday (Nov. 1) said that the private diaries of former Taiwanese president Chiang Ching-kuo (蔣經國) will be made available t...

Taiwan defense ministry awarded compensation in minesweeper scandal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taipei District Court awarded the Ministry of National Defense compensation worth NT$73.19 million (US$2.4 million) on Thursday (Oct. 31) in a case involving Navy mine...

Taiwan court awards compensation to Sunflower protesters removed by police

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A group of Sunflower Movement protesters were awarded compensation totaling NT$1.1 million (US$36,000) Wednesday (October 30) for their forceful dispersal by police outsid...

Ma Ying-jeou ordered to Taipei court in retrial of Sunflower Movement police brutality case

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taipei District Court has ordered former President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) and former Premier Jiang Yi-huah (江宜樺) to report to court on Aug. 30 for a deposition related to ...