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EXPLAINER: Free courts at stake as EU mulls Poland funding

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s prime minister recently asserted that the vast majority of Polish judges under scrutiny by a controversial judicial chamber were drunk drivers, rapists or thieves. ...

Name and shame policy has no place in free and democratic Taiwan

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — The Kaohsiung City Government Transportation Bureau on April 28 publicly named and shamed five individuals who had been convicted of repeat drunk driving offenses in th...

Photos of 5 repeat DUI offenders posted in Kaohsiung, Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In order to deter drunk driving, the Kaohsiung City Government Transportation Bureau on Thursday (April 28) published the first batch of five DUI recidivists on its offici...

Repeat DUI offenders in Taiwan to have faces disclosed from March 31

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Repeat drunk drivers will have their faces revealed starting March 31 as Taiwan toughens rules to prevent traffic accidents caused by impaired driving. An amendment to ...

EXPLAINER: Will burglar alarms still work after 3G shutdown?

NEW YORK (AP) — As telecom companies rev up the newest generation of mobile service, called 5G, they're shutting down old networks — a costly, years-in-the-works process that's now prompting calls for...

DUI offenders in Taiwan asked to clean funeral parlor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A total of nine drunk drivers were ordered to clean a mortuary in Kaohsiung on Thursday (Jan. 27) in a first for Taiwan as it shows its resolve to crack down on DUI offens...

Drunk driving in Taiwan causing injury now punishable by prison sentence, up to NT$3 million fine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An amendment to the Road Traffic Management and Penalty Act (道路交通管理處罰條例) passed the third legislative reading on Monday (Jan. 24), which will impose stiffer penalties for ...

11 DUI offenders in Taiwan sent to Kaohsiung city morgue for community service

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Eleven DUI offenders were sent to Kaohshiung City's Mortuary Service Office on Tuesday (Jan. 18) to perform community service as an alternative sentence for their crim...

Cyclist fined NT$2,400 in New Taipei for refusing sobriety test

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Those who ride a bike under the influence of alcohol are subject to a fine of between NT$600 (US$21.60) and NT$1,200 if their blood-alcohol level exceeds the legal limit, ...

Repeat DUI offenders across Taiwan denied commuted sentences, sent to jail

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Several prosecutors’ offices across Taiwan have recently denied repeated DUI offenders’ petitions for commutation of imprisonment to fines and sent them to jai...

Taipei cracks down on drunk driving

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — For the next one-and-a-half months, police in Taipei will crack down on drunk drivers and drivers who fail to give way to pedestrians crossing the street, reports said Sat...

Taiwan minister vows to crack down on drunk driving

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Minister of the Interior Hsu Kuo-yung (徐國勇) on Thursday (Dec. 30) vowed to crack down on drunk driving, ordering police departments in every county and city to mobilize to...

Court leans toward tribal police in traffic stop and search

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court seemed likely Tuesday to allow tribal police officers to stop and search non-Indians on tribal lands over concerns that drunk drivers or even violent criminals migh...

South Korea promises harsh punishment for driver who killed Taiwanese student

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The South Korean government said Monday (Dec. 7) that it has no tolerance for those who drive under the influence and that the drunk driver who killed a Taiwanese student ...

Taiwanese student killed by drunk driver in South Korea, friends petition authorities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — South Korean TV station MBC on Friday (Nov. 27) released a video showing a female Taiwanese student in Seoul moments before she was killed by a drunk driver on Nov. 6 &mda...