Taiwan busts biggest piracy movie website 8maple.ru

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan's most popular piracy movie website, 8maple.ru (楓林網), was busted on Wednesday (April 8) in Taoyuan, while its two Taiwanese founders were nabbed, followed by th...

Taiwan police offer Singaporean woman shelter

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A New Taipei City police officer recently brought a stranded Singaporean woman back to his police station and offered her a sofa to sleep on to avoid the elements, CNA rep...

Taiwan police breathalyze 5-year-old for crashing bicycle into Tesla

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Police came under fire Saturday (April 4) for breathalyzing a five-year-old boy after he accidentally crashed his bicycle into a stationary car. The owner of the white ...

Taiwan police officers in quarantine after escorting suspects back from Montenegro

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Eleven Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) officers who last weekend escorted 26 Taiwanese suspects back from Montenegro have to stay home in coronavirus quarantine, repor...

Wuhan coronavirus drives fraud ring into arms of Taiwan police

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Police arrested six members of an alleged fraud ring who returned from China to sit out the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, reports said Saturday (Feb. 15). The ...

Made-in-China NT$50 dollar coins found in S. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Tainan City police have arrested a woman suspected of smuggling in fake Taiwanese currency from China with the intention of disturbing the economic system on the island. ...

Taiwan police brace for rival marches in Kaohsiung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — To minimize conflicts between supporters and opponents of Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) during rival marches in Kaohsiung on Saturday (Dec. 21),...

Video shows KMT legislator assaulting Taipei police officer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — At a demonstration held by the Kuomintang (KMT) party outside the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Friday (Dec. 6), legislator Chen Yin-min (陳宜民) was caught on video ...

Taiwan police nabs man who threw egg at presidential billboard

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Police in Tainan nabbed a middle-aged man suspected of having thrown eggs at a billboard of President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) and her vice-presidential running mate Premier Wil...

Taiwan police officers injured in car crash during visit by vice-presidential candidate

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Five police officers were injured Friday (November 29) as a truck crashed into their vehicles in the margin of a campaign visit to Tainan by Democratic Progressive Party (...

Taiwan police draw criticism for promoting Buddhism in uniform

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A group of Taiwanese law enforcement officers has drawn criticism from the public after dancing in uniform in a promotional video for a Buddhist humanitarian organization....

Taiwan police allegedly abuse power on matters related to Chinese spy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the revelations by a self-professed Chinese spy continue to grab headlines in Taiwan, the government’s response to related issues has also come under scrutiny. ...

Three Taiwanese suspects arrested in NT$300,000 robbery of Malaysian visitor

Three Taiwanese men were arrested for allegedly robbing a Malaysian tourist of NT$300,000 (US$10,050) in Taipei recently, city police said Wednesday. The Malaysian woman was duped into taking what ...

Hong Kong protests: Suitcase murder suspect to be released, says he will return to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As social unrest continues in Hong Kong, the suspect in the murder case that initially prompted the Hong Kong government to draft the controversial extradition bill is set...

Taiwan police help Chinese woman recover NT$10 million from fraudsters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Taichung District Prosecutors Office (台中地檢署) told the press on Wednesday (Oct. 16) that the police have solved a case of fraud committed by an organized scam gr...