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Police and bank staff foil fake diplomat and courier scam 領外交官「秘密任務包裹」? 詐騙集團假冒快遞公司 兩度踢鐵板

Taipei Times 09 Feb 2021
He said he had a parcel that he urgently needed to send back to Taiwan, and he hoped Hsu could take delivery of it. Next, someone claiming to represent a courier company sent Hsu a message saying that he would need to pay tax and customs fees to collect the parcel, and asking Hsu to go to a bank to transfer the money.
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US Imports: If pork proven safe, I will eat it, critic says

Taipei Times 21 Dec 2020
... Taiwan, but they were not received ... The group brought a letter and a framed poem asking US officials not to sell meat products containing ractopamine in Taiwan, but the AIT did not send anyone outside to receive them, so the group said that they would send them by courier instead.
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Fish Populations Plummet Amid Demand For Swim Bladders For TCM

Beijing News 26 Sep 2020
Authorities in the democratic island of Taiwan recently arrested a man for smuggling fish parts used in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) and health foods ... Taiwan authorities, working with the U.S ... The raid followed a tip-off to the CIB from the FBI that the fish would enter Taiwan en route to China using international express courier delivery.
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Fish Populations Plummet Amid Demand For Swim Bladders

Beijing News 25 Sep 2020
Authorities in the democratic island of Taiwan recently arrested a man for smuggling fish parts used in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) and health foods ... Taiwan authorities, working with the U.S ... The raid followed a tip-off to the CIB from the FBI that the fish would enter Taiwan en route to China using international express courier delivery.
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Food delivery skyrockets amid virus

Taipei Times 18 Sep 2020
In 2016, only 2 percent of orders were delivered in Taiwan, but that has risen to 10 percent, Foodpanda Taiwan Co operations director Nick Yu said ... When the threat of COVID-19 kept people from going out to eat, more people experimented with ordering food deliveries online, Foodpanda Taiwan Co Ltd (富胖達) operations director Nick Yu (余岳勳) said.
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Trans-border swim bladder smugglers busted

Taipei Times 24 Aug 2020
Liao said that the main haul was seized at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport on Aug ... CIB officials said that Mexican poachers catch the fish, dry the swim bladders and then smuggle them to the US West Coast, where Chinese gangs send them via air mail or courier packages to Taiwan.
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Beware of fake ‘Made in Taiwan’ masks online: group

Taipei Times 14 Aug 2020
People should be on the alert for masks on some e-commerce sites that are falsely labeled as being made in Taiwan, a pharmaceutical association in Taipei said on Thursday ... The masks were shipped via courier from China or Hong Kong and had documents falsely listing Taiwan as the origin, Taipei Customs officers said on Wednesday.
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Man faces fraud charges in China passport swindle

Taipei Times 15 Mar 2020
Some fraudulently obtained Taiwanese passports that were set to be sent abroad are pictured on Tuesday after being seized by the Criminal Investigation Bureau at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport ... The parcels containing the passports were traced to a temporary storage unit in a warehouse at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport.
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Taiwan News Quick Take

Taipei Times 13 Jan 2020
Couriers mull labor action. Foodpanda couriers are mulling whether to go on strike on Thursday to protest the company’s decision to cut delivery fees. Several social media posts by the couriers expressed displeasure over the company’s announcement on Friday last week that the delivery fee per trip would be reduced from NT$70 to NT$60 from Thursday.
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Ministry of Labor issues guidelines on contractors

Taipei Times 20 Nov 2019
The guidelines were drafted in response to the death of two food couriers killed in traffic accidents last month ... The incidents sparked investigations into eight food delivery platforms in Taiwan, and the ministry determined that five are formal employers of their couriers or drivers, including Uber Eats and Foodpanda.
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Debate over food courier employment status continues

Taipei Times 08 Nov 2019
Less than half of food delivery services in Taiwan expressed support for the government’s recent decision that couriers working food delivery companies are formal employees, a local job bank said on Thursday ... 30 said that food couriers at Foodpanda, Uber Eats, Lalamove, Cutaway and Quick Pick are formal employees and not contractors.
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DRI busts China-based syndicate involved in smuggling gold to India, seizes over 21 kg gold

The Hindu 07 Nov 2019
The Taiwan-based syndicate concealed the gold in the sediment filters of RO water purifiers which were then couriered from Taiwan to New Delhi and collected by members of the syndicate ... “There has been a spurt in the smuggling of gold into India from China, Taiwan and Hong Kong.
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DRI busts China-based groups involved in smuggling gold

Deccan Herald 07 Nov 2019
The Taiwan- based syndicate concealed the gold in the sediment filters of RO water purifiers which were then couriered from Taiwan to New Delhi and collected by members of the syndicate ... "There has been a spurt in the smuggling of gold into India from China, Taiwan and Hong Kong ... Taiwan.

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