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North Macedonia police make big marijuana seizure, arrest 3

SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — Police in North Macedonia said Sunday they have cracked down on an international drug smugglers’ ring in two separate operations in the country’s south, seizing over 500...

Taiwan designs 'Beagle Brigade' posters to warn travelers about ASF in multiple languages

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In an effort to prevent the entry of contaminated meat products in to the country, Taiwan’s Ministry of the Interior has released several warning posters in multiple...

1 more foreigner denied entry for failing to pay fine in attempted meat smuggling

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Another Chinese tourist was barred from entering Taiwan on Sunday for failing to pay off a fine of NT$200,000 (US$6,510) for attempted meat smuggling from an African swine feve...

Chinese tourist denied entry for failing to pay NT$200,000 fine in attempted meat smuggling

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - A Chinese tourist who took a transit flight from Hong Kong to arrive at the Kaohsiung International Airport on Friday, Jan. 25, was found to be carrying a ham product without a ...

Taiwan tightens border inspections against African swine fever

The government is leaving no stone unturned in preventing African swine fever from spreading to Taiwan, according to the Cabinet-level Council of Agriculture Jan. 17. Given the vast number of trave...

National Immigration Agency: Foreigners smuggling meat can be barred from entering Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - After the amendment to raise the maximum fine for smuggling meat products from areas infected with African Swine Fever into Taiwan entered into force on Dec. 14, the National Im...

Taiwan’s e-Gate border check opens for Australian citizens

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s National Immigration Agency (NIA) announced on Oct. 3 that Australian citizens will now be able to use the automated customs clearance gates (e-Gate) when e...

'Way too short:' A 93-year-old meets his N. Korean brother

DONGDUCHEON, South Korea (AP) — Ninety-three-year-old Ham Sung-chan's eyes widen with excitement as he describes the shock and euphoria of reuniting with his baby brother, now 79, during three days of...