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Taiwan indicts legislative candidate for accepting funding from China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Prosecutors want a former legislative candidate who accepted funds from China for her campaign to spend at least three years and eight months in prison, reports said Frida...

Indian police clear Taiwan pigeon suspected of spying for China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese pigeon suspected of spying for China can once again fly free after Indian police cleared it of wrongdoing following eight months in detention. AP reported o...

4 accused of passing Taiwan radar secrets to China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two junior officers at an Air Force radar base passed confidential information to China because they needed money to pay off debts, reports said Tuesday (Jan. 2). A cou...

Taiwan jails ex-colonel for 7 years, 6 months for promise to surrender to China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A former Army colonel will have to serve seven years and six months in prison for promising to surrender if China attacked and for accepting payments from Beijing to provi...

China intensifies espionage as Taiwan's presidential election draws near

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has seen a rise in China-linked espionage, as seen by the numerous charges and convictions of suspects in the last 10 months, according to a BBC report. Beijing ...

Taiwan sentences ex-colonel to 20 years in jail for China spy ring

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan High Court on Wednesday (Oct. 25) sentenced a retired Air Force colonel to 20 years in prison for forming and running a spy ring on China’s behalf. The...

5 Taiwanese charged with spying for China in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese businessperson and his wife suspected of spying on Taiwan and Tibetan independence figures were charged by Taiwan prosecutors on Wednesday (Oct. 24), along wit...

Chinese businessperson, wife to leave Taiwan after money laundering trial

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese businessperson Xiang Xin (向心) and his wife Kong Qing (龔青) will soon be allowed to end a four-year stay in Taiwan after they were found not guilty of money launderi...

Taiwan finds 1 in 3 spies serving in military

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — One out every three spies caught passing on confidential information to China did so while still serving in the military, Defense Minister Chiu Kuo-cheng (邱國正) said Tuesda...

Taiwan reveals strict review process for inviting foreign guests

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has a rigorous assessment process for inviting foreign guests, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Tuesday (Sept. 12). MOFA Spokesperson Jeff Liu (劉永健) said ...

Alleged China spy Chris Cash kept parliamentary pass after arrest

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chris Cash, the U.K. parliamentary aide accused of spying for Beijing, retained his access to parliament and his director role at the China Research Group after he was arr...

UK parliamentary researcher arrested for spying for Beijing is Chris Cash

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.K. man arrested for spying for China has been named as parliamentary researcher Chris Cash. Cash, who had links to senior Tory MPs, was arrested in March on suspi...

Taiwan foreign ministry denies collaboration with US intelligence

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Friday (Sept. 1) shut down reports alleging it collaborated with U.S. intelligence agencies to prosecute Chinese-Americans. Th...

China targets Kinmen, Penghu with ex-Taiwan military spies

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Charges have been laid against a retired Taiwan military officer and a businessman who are suspected of receiving large sums of money from China to collect secret document...

Taiwan Army major detained as spying case snowballs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An Army major surnamed Ho (何) has been detained for allegedly spying for China in one of the most serious national security breach cases in Taiwan amid heightened cross-st...