Taipei police brace for 'Autumn Struggle' pro-labor march

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei police are urging participants in an annual pro-labor march on Sunday (Nov. 22) to remain calm during their protest of the government's labor regulations and lo...

Taipei to clamp down on illegal riding on sidewalks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taipei Police Department’s Traffic Division will clamp down on those riding scooters and bicycles on sidewalks in the near future, as such offenses accounted for...

Hong Kong eatery reopens 3 weeks after being vandalized with manure

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taipei restaurant employing Hongkongers living in exile has reopened more than three weeks after it was vandalized with chicken feces by men who received payment from a ...

Taipei police arrest college student for cutting woman's hair

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei police have arrested a college student for cutting a stranger's hair in Neihu MRT station. Last week, a woman posted a complaint on the social media site Dca...

Former Taiwanese child actress killed when scooter struck from behind by van

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A former child actor was killed earlier this month when the scooter she was riding was struck from behind by a van. Earlier this month, Tsai Ya-chen (蔡亞臻), 37, who went...

Taipei Metro to increase police presence to combat sexual harassment

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei's Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) will see an increased police presence at all stations in an effort to combat sexual harassment. The Rapid Transit Division of the ...

Update: Robber steals NT$400,000 from Taipei bank customer, flees on MRT

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A customer at a bank in the heart of Taipei was robbed of more than NT$400,000 (US$14,000) in cash in broad daylight on Tuesday (Oct. 20). At 2 p.m. on Tuesday, a CTBC ...

Bus with driver asleep at wheel careens onto Taipei sidewalk, killing scooter driver

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A man was killed and a police officer was injured after a Taipei bus suddenly careened onto a sidewalk on Monday evening (Sept. 21), with video and eyewitness testimony in...

Italian man attempts to rob Hi-Life in New Taipei City with scissors

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An Italian man was arrested on Sunday (Aug. 23), two days after allegedly attempting to rob a convenience store in New Taipei City. At around 9 a.m. on Friday (Aug. 21)...

8 patients to receive organs of New Taipei police officer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Seven to eight patients will receive organs from a New Taipei City police officer, Yang Ting-hao (楊庭豪), who was pronounced brain dead Monday (Aug. 3) after being hit by a ...

Video shows Taipei cops arrest pandemic jerk

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A new video has surfaced showing the moment a woman who had attacked Taipei Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) security personnel was finally subdued and arrested by police. On F...

Video shows woman assault MRT guard over mask rule

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Over the weekend, video surfaced of a female Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) passenger in Taipei exhibiting reprehensible behavior toward a security guard after she became enrage...

Taipei police officer works tirelessly to nab garlic thief

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The tireless efforts of the Taipei police to crack a case of petty larceny paid off, as they returned a large bag of stolen garlic to a man left troubled by its absence, l...

Vietnamese migrant worker found dead at Chiayi garment factory

The body of a migrant worker from Vietnam was found at a garment factory in Chiayi County, local law enforcement said Thursday. According to Chiayi police, the worker's body was discovered when a ...

New Taipei quarantine buster fined for going to park, hotpot restaurant with girlfriend

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A wealthy man has been fined NT$400,000 (US$13,000) for violating his home quarantine twice, once for exercising in a park and again for going out to eat at a hot pot rest...