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Italian man handed 2-year sentence for trying to rob Taiwan Hi-Life

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An Italian man has been handed a two-year prison term for attempting to rob a convenience store in New Taipei City with a pair of scissors in August of this year. Accor...

Italian man attempts to rob Hi-Life in New Taipei City with scissors

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An Italian man was arrested on Sunday (Aug. 23), two days after allegedly attempting to rob a convenience store in New Taipei City. At around 9 a.m. on Friday (Aug. 21)...

Iranian man handed 2-year sentence for cheating 4 Taiwanese women out of NT$1.35 million

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An Iranian man married to a Taiwanese woman has been convicted of fraud after posing as a Norwegian and Canadian man and conning four single Taiwanese women into lending h...

American 'hamburger master' who hid in Taiwan for 13 years extradited

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A wanted American, who hid out in Taiwan for 13 years and transformed into a "cooking master," was finally extradited to the U.S. last week. The 42-year-old m...

Violent sex offender, Spanish DJ hides in Taiwan for 7 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese police last month apprehended and assisted in extraditing a Spanish DJ for crimes he had committed in Italy 10 years ago, according to Taiwan’s Criminal In...

2 Honduran officers at NDU accused of sexually assaulting woman in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two officers from Taiwan's diplomatic ally Honduras who have been studying at National Defense University (NDU) are facing charges for allegedly sexually assaulting a ...

Homeless American English teacher charged with arson in S. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A homeless American English teacher has been charged with arson for allegedly setting fire to a bar at a campground in southern Taiwan on Sept. 20 and is awaiting release ...

Homeless American English teacher allegedly sets fire to bar in S. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A homeless American English teacher allegedly set fire to a bar in a campground in southern Taiwan on Friday (Sept. 20) and was arrested today (Sept. 23) for driving a motorcyc...

Bulgarian man charged with DUI in Taipei pleads ignorance of law

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- When a Bulgarian man identified with the Chinese surname Keh (克) was pulled over for driving under the influence (DUI) last Wednesday (May 15), he claimed that he was unaware o...

Drunk British English teacher bites cop on Taipei MRT

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A British English teacher with a record of previous run-ins with the law in Taiwan was arrested recently for disturbing the peace and biting a police officer on a Taipei MRT tr...

Video shows Iraqi double-murder suspect taking son to Taiwan Taoyuan Airport

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Surveillance camera video has surfaced showing an Iraqi man, who was accused of murdering his in-laws, carrying his son as he walks toward Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport....

Iraqi English teacher suspected in Taiwan double-murder claims he is in Baghdad with son

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After an Iraqi man fled Taiwan for Japan following the alleged strangling of his elderly Taiwanese in-laws, his wife told police that she received a video call from him via the...

Son of suspected American accomplice to New Taipei murder dies

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An American English teacher, the fourth suspect in the gruesome murder and dismemberment of a Canadian English teacher, was informed of the sudden death of his 19-year-old son ...

Canadian English teacher arrested for harassment, vandalism, assaulting officer in S. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Canadian man suspected of suffering a mental disorder was arrested on Tuesday in southern Taiwan after he harassed a female convenience store clerk, smashed a car, and shoved...

Drunk American English teacher spits on, curses at Taiwanese policewoman

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An American English teacher, who has had two recent run-ins with police before, in late January burst into a police station in New Taipei City in an intoxicated state and spit ...