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Salvadoran woman killed by cement mixer on Tainan street

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Salvadoran woman was fatally struck by a concrete mixer while riding her scooter in Tainan Friday (May 7), and some are questioning the lack of local media coverage unti...

Taiwan police academy adopts transitional justice measures

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Central Police University (CPU), Taiwan’s foremost institution for police education, has changed the name of its main assembly room from "Chiang Kai-shek Hall&q...

Men in black apologize for chasing cop into Taipei police station

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A group of young men who chased a police officer into a Taipei police station apologized for their actions on Thursday (April 22) and face charges for damaging public prop...

Men in black invade Taipei police station to attack officer

Update: 04/22 17:20 p.m. The police officer and the 10 men involved in a recent altercation will meet and apologize to each other later today (April 22), according to the Songshan Precinct of the T...

Taiwan police vow 'zero-tolerance policy' for guns amid spate of shootings

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Police Agency (NPA) has announced that it has implemented a "zero-tolerance policy for firearms" amid an alarming rise in gun violence in recent wee...

Taiwan police seizing 90-100 illegal firearms per month

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s top cop Thursday (March 11) vowed to step up efforts to eradicate illegal firearms, saying this is a major priority for the country’s police. In a ...

Taiwan police officer awarded prestigious medal in Philippines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taipei Economic and Cultural Office (TECO) in Manila on Saturday (Dec. 26) announced that Jerry Wang (王智勇), the Criminal Investigation Bureau liaison officer in the Ph...

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...

Taiwan police officer attacked by flesh-eating Asian giant hornet

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A police officer on Saturday (Dec. 5) was attacked by an Asian giant hornet (Vespa mandarinia), which bit into his ear before he was able to kill the murderous marauder. ...

Update: Taiwan police say Chinese national behind feces vandal at Hong Kong eatery

[Last update on Nov 9, 2020 at 14:20] TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Four Taiwanese men have been arrested and prosecuted for vandalizing with feces a Taipei restaurant that was established to provid...

Taiwan police make record seizure of illegal ammunition

The Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) said Saturday it seized 100,200 rounds of illegal ammunition at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport on Oct. 29, a new record high for a single seizure. The ...

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...

Taoyuan authorities arrest suspected drug dealers from Vietnam

Three Vietnamese nationals suspected of dealing drugs were arrested by Taoyuan authorities at a local bar early Saturday, and another 100 people were brought in for questioning on suspicion of drug us...

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 ...

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...