Minister of justice Chiu Tai-san: Taiwan is not a drug trafficking country

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taiwan is not a drug trafficking country; instead, illegal drugs are being smuggled into Taiwan, Taiwan’s Minister of Justice Chiu Tai-san (邱太三) said Thursday in the c...

Bamboo Gang granted Abu Sayyaf a 'franchise': Duterte

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte in a speech on Thursday claimed that United Bamboo Gang (Bamboo Union, 竹聯幫), Taiwan's largest Triad has granted the Philippine Jihadist...

Investigation to begin on China's sponsorship of Taiwanese gangs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Minister of the Interior Yeh Jiunn-rong (葉俊榮) called for an investigation into China's potential ties to Taiwanese triads in the wake of assaults on NTU student protesters ...

Netizens search for brothels busted by police

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As Taiwan's TV news stations and websites broadcast a major crackdown on all hotels, KTV bars and such shady establishments operated by the United Bamboo Gang (Bamboo Union...

Police to sweep Bamboo Gang sex dens after NTU students attacked

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In the wake of a brutal attack on several National Taiwan University (NTU) students by a member of the pro-unification Patriot Association (愛國同心會), the National Police Agency a...