Dispatch from a Taiwanese Ship Docked in East India

TNL Staff

Docking in the sub-continent can be a tiresome experience.


INDONESIA: Corrupt Politicians Pay Bribes to Live Lavishly Behind Bars

Graft convicts are at it again, paying for perks at a Bandung prison which has seen five leadership changes since 2015.


WeChat 'Red Envelopes' Scandalize a Student Election in Sydney

Kuan Chen

Worlds collide: A university election in Australia was marred by allegations of bribery involving a Chinese student and a popular WeChat feature.


Taiwanese Feel Empowered in Fight Against Corruption: Report

Olivia Yang

Though Taiwan is performing well in combating corruption, the report says there are areas that need improvement.


School Lunch Bribes: Taipei Principals Sentenced for Taking US$1.2m

Olivia Yang

In 2011, maggots were found in the lunch containers at an elementary school in New Taipei City. An investigation then exposed a crime much more serious than insects.


Government Officials Accepting Bribery Suspected to be Cause of Water Park Explosion


The latest investigation report from the law enforcement agency states seven New Taipei City officials accepted over NT$ 20,000 (approximately US$ 630) worth of entrance tickets to the water park while conducting the security check.

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