Crowds at Taipei Main Station told to wear masks, social distance

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) said that it will continue to dispatch railway police and volunteers specialized in foreign languages to exhort migrant workers who ga...

Video shows fight break out on Taiwan train over hamster in priority seat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Video surfaced on Saturday (Sept. 5) showing a fight on a Taiwanese train that broke out between an elderly man and a young woman after she placed her hamster on a priorit...

How Indian police contained coronavirus in Mumbai

Laxman Kanojia, a young police officer in the city of Mumbai, struggles to put on his personal protective equipment (PPE) kit before heading to a "fever camp" in the city. Despite working a...

Father of slain Taiwanese cop dies after not-guilty verdict

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The father of Taiwanese railway police officer Lee Cheng-han (李承翰), who was fatally stabbed by a berserk passenger last July, passed away Thursday afternoon (June 4). A...

Taiwan prosecutors appeal after second commutation for fatal train stabbing

Prosecutors filed an appeal Saturday after Chiayi District Court decided for a second time to commute the sentence of a man who fatally stabbed a railway police officer last July, on grounds of dimini...

Taiwan High Court scraps bail decision in police killing

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following a wave of public indignation, the High Court in Tainan on Friday (May 1) scrapped the decision to leave the suspect in the killing of a railway police officer fr...

Parents of slain Taiwanese cop fume at not-guilty verdict

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The parents of railway police officer Lee Cheng-han (李承翰), who was stabbed to death by a passenger, are reportedly furious at the not-guilty verdict handed down by Chiayi ...

Taiwan police head furious over acquittal of cop killer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — National Police Agency (NPA) Director-General Chen Chia-chin (陳家欽) vowed to appeal against the not guilty verdict handed down Thursday (April 30) by the Chiayi District Co...

Trespassing pedestrian fatally struck by train in N. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A man was killed by a speeding Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) train after he trespassed onto the tracks early Wednesday morning (Feb. 26), causing delays for over 10...

90-year-old Taiwanese man helps those less fortunate than himself

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – An unnamed 90-year-old Taiwanese man has been lauded for his generosity after taking a trip from his hometown in the southwestern city of Tainan to Changhua County in cent...

Taiwan court fines distributor of fake allegations about premier

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A court gave a modest suspended fine of NT$1,000 (US$31.77) to the man accused of distributing a fake video online purporting to show Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) flinging...

Man bites train conductor when asked to show ticket on Taiwan train

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A man was arrested in southern Taiwan on Saturday (July 27) for biting a conductor and running away after being asked for his ticket. As a TRA train bound for Chaozhou Stati...

Pedestrian fatally struck by TRA train in S. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A pedestrian was struck and killed by a train this morning (July 18) while attempting to cross the tracks in southern Taiwan, leading to major delays affecting over 5,000 passe...

Taiwan police find author of fake video about Premier Su Tseng-chang

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Police located the man accused of distributing a fake video online purporting to show Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) flinging away a pencil at the funeral of a murdered ...

Taipei 101 pays tribute to deceased policeman, bookstore founder

Taipei, July 6 (CNA) The Taipei 101 skyscraper displayed a light message on its façade Friday evening to pay tribute to deceased children's bookstore founder Chen Chun-lang (陳俊朗) and Lee Ch...