Cambodia to deport more Taiwanese fraud suspects to China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Cambodia is preparing to deport nearly 400 Chinese and Taiwanese fraud suspects to China, again failing to heed calls from Taipei that the Taiwanese should be tried in the...

Cambodian police net 175 Chinese suspects in phone fraud

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Officials in Cambodia say they have arrested 175 Chinese citizens in an internet phone scam after a tipoff from Chinese police. The Interior Ministry's im...

Taiwan economics minister visits Thailand

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Economics Minister Lee Chih-kung (李世光) started a visit to Thailand Wednesday despite disputes between the two countries over the deportation of fraud suspects and a visa f...

Thailand to send 25 Taiwanese suspects to China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As earlier reports led to believe, Thailand on Sunday announced it was sending 25 Taiwanese phone fraud suspects to China, and not to Taiwan, as should have been the case....

Taiwan and China wage tug of war over Taiwanese detainees in Thailand

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan and China are fighting out a tug-of-war over the imminent deportation of 25 Taiwanese fraud suspects from Thailand, reports said Saturday. For over a year, sever...

Two Taiwanese arrested in Thailand for phone fraud

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Two Taiwanese were nabbed in Thailand for involving in a telecommunications fraud scam targeting people in China, police said Friday. The two suspects, identified by their s...

Yuanta Life employees suspected of selling client info to con artists

Taipei (Taiwan News)—Three employees from Yuanta Financial Holdings insurance arm, Yuanta Life, were summoned by prosecutors in Tainan City for allegedly selling clients personal informatio...

BC-AS--Asian News Digest, AS

ASIA: MALAYSIA-NORTH KOREA — The poison used to kill the estranged half brother of North Korea's leader at a crowded air terminal in Malaysia was the banned chemical weapon VX nerve ...

Beijing to seek to take more Taiwan fraud suspects to China: MOFA

Following the latest in a series of telecom fraud cases in which Taiwanese suspects caught in Kenya have been taken to China to face trial there at the demand of Beijing, a Foreign Ministry official s...

Six Taiwanese phone fraud suspects arrested in Vietnam

Taipei, April 19 (CNA) Vietnamese police cracked a cross-border phone fraud ring in Ho Chi Minh City on April 16 and arrested several suspects, including six Taiwanese nationals, the Ministry of Forei...

Taiwan will not condone criminal acts of its nationals: Cabinet

Taipei, April 16 (CNA) The Cabinet stressed Saturday that the government will not condone any criminal acts involving its nationals and has requested Chinese authorities to provide information regardi...

Taiwan protests as Kenya cites 'one China' policy in deportations

Taipei, April 13 (CNA) Taiwan issued a strong protest Wednesday after Kenya cited the "one China" policy as grounds for deporting several Taiwanese citizens to China after they were accused of phone f...

Taiwan strongly protests China's 'abduction' of its nationals

Taipei, April 12 (CNA) The Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) lodged a strong protest against China late Monday over its "abduction" of Taiwan nationals in connection with a phone fraud case in Kenya. ...

Taiwan bashes Kenya for sending another 37 Taiwanese to China

Taipei, April 12 (CNA) Taiwan is indignant that Kenya police brandished submachine guns and tear gas to force 37 Taiwan nationals suspected of phone fraud to board a plane bound for China on Tuesday. ...

Taiwan to seek return of nationals taken to China from Kenya

Taipei, April 12 (CNA) Taiwan will seek the return of several of its nationals deported by Kenya to China, even though Beijing has jurisdiction in a fraud investigation involving the Taiwan nationals ...