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 ...

Police arrest Gambian man for marijuana possession after tip-off from Taiwanese wife

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Gambian man was arrested for possession of marijuana after police were informed by his Taiwanese wife, who also provided information about his alleged connection to the decea...

Pakistani man to serve 8 years in jail for raping mentally disabled Taiwanese woman

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Taipei District Court has sentenced a Pakistani man to eight years in prison for beating and raping a Taiwanese woman with an intellectual disability in late 2016, reported...

American confesses to murder of Canadian English teacher, revisits scene of crime in New Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- One of the two prime suspects in the Aug. 21 grisly homicide and dismemberment of a Canadian English Teacher, has confessed to the murder and taken police to the scene of the c...

The Latest: German far-right groups stage 'mourning march'

CHEMNITZ, Germany (AP) — The Latest on anti-migrant protests in Germany after the fatal stabbing of a German citizen (all times local): 6:25 p.m. Thousands of far-r...

Rogue foreign sunbathers wanted in western Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Two foreigners are wanted by police in western Taiwan's Changhua City after they were spotted by motorists sunbathing with their shirts off on the hatched striping between ...

Canadian tourist arrested third time for sexual assault in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Canadian tourist who has previously been arrested for sexually harassing two women, stalking a female TV news anchor and has relentlessly badgered Taiwan News, was arrested f...

337 Chinese nationals caught committing crimes in Taiwan during Jan.-May 2018

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan's Immigration Department said 337 Chinese nationals were caught breaking the law for crimes like burglary, fraud and other anti-social behavior while visiting o...

British con artist retracts fake apology, restarts videos of Taiwanese women, breaks law

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A mere two days after issuing a fake video apology, a British con artist, who has uploaded a number of exploitive videos of Taiwanese women he met on the streets of Taipei, has...