Three Taiwanese receive heavy sentences in Vietnam for scamming elderly

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three Taiwan nationals have received prison sentences of between 10 and 15 years for tricking elderly Vietnamese out of their money through scam calls. On Thursday (Nov...

Time for Taiwan to prioritize extradition agreements

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) -- The extradition of Taiwanese telecom fraud suspects has been back in the news recently and is something that the Taiwanese government needs to come to grips with. Only la...

3 Taiwanese arrested for alleged US$1.2m scam posing as Chinese police in Singapore

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Three Taiwanese men were arrested for suspected involvement in a scam where they posed as Chinese officials and extorted around US$1.2 million (NT$37.09 million) from a ma...

Taiwan increases international drug cooperation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In response to an increase in drug-related cases in Taiwan’s courts, as well as the changing nature of Taiwanese criminals relationship with international crime synd...

Taiwanese fugitive caught with fake passport in Bangkok, Thailand

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese fugitive Chin Hsiang-yu (秦庠鈺), who was on the run since being sentenced for investment fraud in 2016, was arrested at Suvarnabhumi Airport in Bangkok, Thailand o...

3 Taiwanese arrested for alleged phone fraud in Thailand

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Three Taiwanese nationals were arrested by Thai policemen for allegedly being engaged in telecom fraud. On September 22, three Taiwanese men were captured in Nakhon Rat...

Indonesia arrests five Taiwanese for drug trafficking, death penalty possible

Five Taiwanese nationals have been arrested by the Indonesian police Thursday on drug trafficking charges, Indonesian authorities said. The arrest came amid the government’s stringent efforts to c...

Kenya leaves Ma's China policy in tatters

Kenya is one of the most unlikely countries to have emerged as a player in relations between Taiwan and China. It is not even one of Taiwan’s rare diplomatic allies on the continent, and while some Ta...