Category Archives: Legal & Judial

Police officer works with FBI to recover money from scam

Kaohsiung, A Taiwanese police officer recently worked through the Criminal Investigation Bureau’s (CIB) International Division with the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to help recover US$250,000 defrauded from a local company in early March, according to Kaohsiung police.

The …

42% of Taipei residents say DPP should field mayoral candidate: poll

Taipei, A recent poll indicates that 42 percent of Taipei City residents believe the ruling Democratic Progressive Party should nominate a candidate to run for the position of city mayor.

The poll, released Thursday by Taiwan Brain Trust, also indicates …

China, Vietnam main sources of litter on Dongsha Island: research

Taipei, Research conducted by Academia Sinica scholars on Taiwan-controlled Dongsha Island in the South China Sea indicates huge amounts of ocean litter reach the remote island every year, with China and Vietnam the main points of origin.

China and Vietnam …

Labor groups protest AmCham’s support of revised labor law

Taipei, Nearly 50 people representing various labor unions in Taiwan protested outside of the American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) in Taipei’s office on Wednesday over the group’s support for the newest revision to labor laws that went into effect this …

Ukrainian novelist to speak in Taiwan about politics, literature

Taipei, One of Ukraine’s most famous writers, Andrey Kurkov, will visit Taiwan next week at the invitation of a local publisher and will give a speech on politics and literature.

Kurkov will arrive in Taipei on April 23 via Hong …