Taiwan police officer gets elderly woman to return home by buying all her flowers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An officer in Taoyuan City helped a 75-year-old woman selling magnolia flowers in the street late at night to return home early by buying up all the remaining flowers, acc...

Taiwan police officer helps girl raise funds for father’s funeral

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A teenage girl living in Taiwan’s eastern county of Hualien wrote a letter to thank a local police officer for securing an emergency fund from a charity to help bury...

Taiwan police free Vietnamese man from debt collectors

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Police in Taoyuan City freed an abducted Vietnamese man and arrested four of his compatriots, reports said Friday (August 9). The man, a migrant worker, had reportedly ...

Taiwan police investigate relatives after teenager drowns in bathtub

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Police in New Taipei City are investigating the relatives of a 15-year-old boy who drowned after being forced to sit in a full bathtub, reports said Wednesday (August 7). ...

Taiwan police investigate student for false allegations about presidential official

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Police are investigating a student for making false allegations about a link between the top suspect in the recent cigarette smuggling scandal and Presidential Office Secr...

Taiwan police find author of fake video about Premier Su Tseng-chang

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Police located the man accused of distributing a fake video online purporting to show Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) flinging away a pencil at the funeral of a murdered ...

IP addresses of hate remarks traced to China: Taiwan police

The IP addresses of many hate comments posted recently by Internet users against politicians and political critics in Taiwan have been found to be located in Asia, particularly China, police said Wedn...

2 Japanese AV idols gush over Taiwan police for busting piracy ring

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Two Japanese adult film stars thanked Taiwan's Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) and New Taipei Police for working hard to snatch two men who allegedly sold thousands of ...

Japanese tourist dies in Taiwan

TAIPEI (CNA) -- A 71-year-old Japanese national died in a hostel in Kaohsiung while traveling in Taiwan, police said Thursday. Two other hostel guests called the police after discovering the Japane...

Sinister Taiwan police station becomes cultural attraction

TAIPEI (CNA) — The Taiwan New Cultural Movement Museum in Taipei was once a police station but today it attracts daily visitors, who go there mainly to see the detention center and torture chamb...

Lito Banayo: The Philippines and Taiwan are working so well on law enforcement cooperation

Cooperation between law enforcement agencies of the Philippines and Taiwan have reached new heights during the past year with the series of successful operations that have brought high-profile crimina...

Taiwan arrests BASF staff for selling secrets to China

Taiwanese authorities on Monday announced they had arrested six current and former employees of German chemicals giant BASF for passing trade secrets to a Chinese company. The Taiwan Criminal Investi...

Shanghai Vice Mayor confronted by Taiwan independence protesters at airport

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Executive Vice Mayor of Shanghai Zhou Bo (周波) had his farewell speech cut short yesterday (Dec. 20) by a flurry of activists who turned up at the airport chanting pro-Taiw...

Taiwan police hand 138 fake news cases to local authorities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Deputy head of the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB), Lin Yen-tien (林炎田) said that 174 people have been implicated in 138 cases of fake news distribution in the lead up ...

French student thanks Taiwan police for finding her smartphone within one hour

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - A French student who lost her smartphone in a taxi two days earlier thanked police for finding it within an hour of her reporting it missing. The student, aged 20, had fallen...