Law Enforcement in Taiwan

Claim of intelligence leak being studied

Taiwan's Defence Ministry said yesterday that it was looking into a possible intelligence leak to the mainland after a report that a highly classified document had made its way to Beijing.

Thursday, 23 July, 2009, 12:00am

Taipei police count cost as protesters demand apologies and resignations

Top mainland negotiator Chen Yunlin returned to the mainland yesterday with an up-close lesson in Taiwan's democracy, but even after his departure, Taipei's streets remained rowdy.

Claiming police brutality and overreaction in dealing with protesters during Mr Chen's five-day visit, several hundred university students staged a sit-in at the cabinet building.

8 Nov 2008 - 12:00am

Taiwan bureau denies spying accusations

Taiwan's National Security Bureau has denied it commissioned the Foundation on International and Cross-Strait Studies (Fics) to gather intelligence on the mainland.

It said it had entrusted the foundation to conduct some academic research, but that had nothing to do with intelligence gathering.

6 Sep 2006 - 12:00am

Police to show suspects badges in reform move

Beijing police will start showing official badges to criminal suspects before stopping them, according to the Beijing Morning Post.

The officers would be following the example of police in other countries who displayed their badges before questioning people, the newspaper said. The badges will be used from October 1.

5 Sep 2001 - 12:00am

Drug arrests

TAIWAN police arrested two Hong Kong men, aged 33 and 76, and one Taiwan man in connection with the seizure of 15 kilograms of heroin. The suspects were detained as they met in a department store in Taipei.

13 Apr 1995 - 12:00am

Return of suspect

HONGKONG detectives yesterday brought back from Taiwan a man wanted in connection with last year's ''Rolex Gang'' robberies.

The 33-year-old man was arrested last December when he attempted to board a ship for Macau and was sentenced to two months' jail for entering Taiwan with a forged passport in 1990.

19 Feb 1993 - 12:00am