Screening of Polanski movie to go ahead despite allegation

PARIS (AP) — The Paris screening of a new French-Italian film "An Officer and a Spy" is going ahead despite a new allegation that its director Roman Polanski raped a woman decades ago. Tuesday's scree...

French paper: French woman claims rape by Polanski in 1975

PARIS (AP) — A French newspapers says a French woman in her early 60s claims she was raped at age 18 by Oscar-winning filmmaker Roman Polanski, who has been a fugitive from the U.S. for more than four...

High court says sex offender law didn't violate Constitution

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court says Congress didn't do anything improper when it gave the attorney general the ability to decide how to apply a sex offender registry law to more than 500,000 peop...

Sex offenses by teachers in Taiwan rise eightfold in 10 years: MOE

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan has seen an eightfold increase in cases of sexual assault committed by teachers in the nation's schools, while sexual harassment cases have risen by 16 times over th...

Japanese man caught taking 'upskirt' photo in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Japanese businessman was arrested on Monday (March 4) after he was caught taking "upskirt" photos of a woman shopping in Taipei. On Monday, a 41-year-old woman w...

Doctor caught raping migrant worker undergoing abortion in N. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A doctor has been caught on camera sexually assaulting a migrant worker while she was undergoing an abortion procedure at his clinic in Taoyuan, Taiwan, and he is suspected of ...

Convicted 'pretty boy' sex offender nabbed in NE Taiwan after fleeing 300km

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A convicted sex offender, who preys on teen girls by disguising himself to look like an effeminate K-pop idol, was captured today in northeast Taiwan after breaking his ankle m...

Taiwanese film director Niu's 'stupid man' comment over rape charge reminds netizens of Jackie Chan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- When being released on NT$1.5 million (US$48,500) bail after being charged with sexually assaulting a female staff member on his movie set, Taiwanese film director Doze Niu (鈕承...

Taiwanese film director Doze Niu being investigated for rape

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- There was mass media chaos this morning as Taiwanese film director Doze Niu (鈕承澤) arrived at a police station in Taipei to respond to allegations that he had raped one of his f...

Taiwanese man tosses semen on Japanese woman in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Taiwanese man has been arrested for tossing a container of semen onto a Japanese woman as she walked down the street in Taipei last Monday (Nov. 12). On Nov. 12, a 38-year...

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...

Janitor who confessed to choking NCKU student previously convicted of sex offense

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Reports have surfaced that the janitor who confessed to choking a graduate student at National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) to death after she refused his request for an NT$2,0...

Four 13-year-old girls lured into Taipei hotel orgy with promise of ketamine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taipei police recently busted a sex party in which four 13-year-old female minors had been lured into participating in after allegedly being promised free ketamine cigarettes b...

Babysitter indicted for 'Six-hour Nonstop Electric Sex Party' in New Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Eleven people, including two women and nine men, have been indicted for participating in a sex party at a love hotel organized by a babysitter in New Taipei City in May of this...

Police arrest 28 in raid on 'birthday orgy' in Taipei 'love hotel'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Police on Sunday (Sept. 30) arrested 28 people for participating in a sex party that was held under the guise of a birthday celebration at a "love hotel" in Taipei...