Alexa
  • Directory of Taiwan

Possible break in theft of Canadian gold coin in Germany

BERLIN (AP) — Berlin police raided homes and jewelry shops Wednesday on suspicion they could be connected to efforts to fence a massive 100-kilogram (220-pound) Canadian gold coin — piece by piece — t...

More consumer education and collaboration needed, argues new Economist Intelligence Unit study on the impact of covid-19 on illicit trade

There will be at least five lasting effects from the pandemic, including rising demand for certain categories of illicit goods and an exacerbation of the e-commerce problem. Those effects can be addr...

US medical supply chains failed, and COVID deaths followed

Nurse Sandra Oldfield’s patient didn’t have the usual symptoms of COVID-19 -- yet. But then he tested positive for the virus, and it was clear that Oldfield -- a veteran, 53-year-old caregiver -- had ...

Certified companies among importers of fake ‘Made-in-Taiwan’ masks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Approximately 830,000 masks falsely labeled as products of Taiwan have been impounded by the nation's customs authorities since Aug. 10 as part of a ratcheted-up crack...

Taiwan company caught importing Chinese masks for ration program

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwan company on Thursday (Sept. 4) was ordered by the government to cease operations after it was found to have imported over 3 million non-medical grade masks from Ch...

Over 700,000 fake ‘Made in Taiwan' masks seized in three weeks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Approximately 726,000 Chinese masks labeled as made in Taiwan were seized by Taiwan's customs in the last three weeks, including the largest single-day seizure of 208,...

Over 200,000 fake Made-in-Taiwan masks seized in Keelung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Customs officials in Keelung seized 71 boxes of sea freight containing 208,000 fake Made-in-Taiwan masks last Friday (Aug. 14). As the pandemic continues to rage in man...

Tips to tell real from fake Made-in-Taiwan masks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With mask fraud rife in Taiwan amid robust demand, methods have emerged to determine whether a mask offers protection against COVID-19. Certified medical masks will be ...

Taiwan launches mass crackdown on fraudulent masks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese authorities have begun a massive crackdown on the rampant import and sales of masks without certification or with mislabeled origins. The operation is in resp...

Over 7,000 Chinese fake masks seized by Taiwan customs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — More than 7,000 Chinese masks labeled as made in Taiwan were seized by Taiwan’s customs authorities on Monday (Aug. 10), the latest in a string of frauds abusing Tai...

Chinese masks labeled as Taiwanese found on e-commerce platform

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Masks from China labeled as having been made in Taiwan have emerged on e-commerce platform Shopee, another example of how the island country’s reputation for mask ma...

Fake 'Made in Taiwan' masks from China discovered in Philippines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China-made face masks falsely claiming to have been manufactured in Taiwan have surfaced in the Philippines in another example of how the country’s reputation for ma...

White House report blasts Chinese 'malign activities'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Beyond its hard-hitting rhetoric against China over its handling of the coronavirus, the White House on Wednesday issued a broad-scale attack on Beijing's predatory economic policies...

Counterfeit masks reaching frontline health workers in US

WASHINGTON (AP) — On a day when COVID-19 cases soared, healthcare supplies were scarce and an anguished doctor warned he was being sent to war without bullets, a cargo plane landed at the Los Angeles ...

Counterfeit masks reaching frontline health workers in US

WASHINGTON (AP) — On a day when COVID-19 cases soared, healthcare supplies were scarce and an anguished doctor warned he was being sent to war without bullets, a cargo plane landed at the Los Angeles ...