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Taiwanese woman prosecuted for keeping rings she found at hot spring

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A woman has been prosecuted for felony possession of a stolen diamond ring, which she discovered at a hot spring site in New Taipei City. During a press interview on Fr...

Business card helps Japanese woman recover father's lost pouch in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese-born 75-year-old Japanese lawyer recently recovered her deceased father's pouch, which she had left behind in a taxi two years ago when she came to Taiwan ...

Spacewalking astronaut loses mirror, newest space junk

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A spacewalking astronaut added to the millions of pieces of junk orbiting the Earth on Friday, losing a small mirror on his sleeve as soon as he emerged from the Internatio...

Foreigner retrieves watch undisturbed on Taipei street after 15 hours

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese-Argentine man who accidentally left his family heirloom at the side of a road in Taipei was amazed to discover that it was still sitting undisturbed in the spo...

Taiwan legislator forgets NT$3 million in cash on high-speed train

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A suitcase containing NT$3 million (US$95,500) in cash was left unattended on a high-speed train to Taipei and turned out to belong to Democratic Progressive Party lawmake...

Japanese woman whose lost camera was found in Taiwan attends school graduation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Japanese woman who lost her camera in the ocean south of Japan for it to be found by children on an Yilan County beach three years later fulfilled her promise to atten...

Over NT$1 million worth of gold found in discarded cabinet in E. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Just before Lunar New Year, over NT$1 million (US$1 million) worth of gold was found in a discarded wooden cabinet in eastern Taiwan. On the evening of Feb. 3, two days befo...

Taiwan police receives letter from New York to thank them for finding camera

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Police at the Huaping Precinct in Tainan City looked up in surprise recently when they received a letter from New York. After they opened it, they found out it was an America...

Japanese woman whose lost camera was found in Taiwan visiting school today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Japanese woman, whose long-lost camera was suddenly discovered by Taiwanese school children on a beach in Yilan, is visiting with elementary students who found it today. ...

Japanese woman whose lost camera was found in Taiwan to visit in June

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Japanese woman, whose long-lost camera was suddenly discovered by Taiwanese school children on a beach in Yilan, is planning on visiting Taiwan in June to thank them person...

Camera lost in Japan is found by Taiwanese students 2 years later

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Japanese woman yesterday (March 28) finally found her camera over two years after losing in it the ocean in Japan after Taiwanese elementary school students stumbled on it at...

Taiwan police praised for swift recovery of iPhone

TAIPEI (CNA) A South Korean businessman has given Taiwanese police the thumbs up after they helped him locate his lost iPhone just five minutes after he reported having left the device in a taxi in Ta...

Singaporean backpacker thanks Taipei police for finding lost bag

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Singaporean backpacker thanked the Datong Precinct of the Taipei City Police Department for helping him retrieve his lost backpack. A few days ago, a Singaporean backpacke...

NT$800,000 in cash thrown in trash returned to family

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A bag containing NT$800,000 (US$26,500) in cash was returned to the family of the deceased owner on Monday, after it had been discovered by sanitation workers in Taoyuan recent...

Taiwan police return lost phone to Irish woman

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Police in Tainan City helped a 34-year-old Irish teacher track down and return her lost smartphone within an hour after it was reported missing last Saturday. The Irish woma...