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Ministry Of Justice said that "In Taiwan, Drug Crimes Are Serious
<2020-trafficking-in-persons-report >, <2019-trafficking-in-persons-report >: Taiwan women and
children are subjected to domestic sex trafficking, including as
part of an increasing trend in which traffickers induce and exploit
Taiwan and foreign women’s and children’s drug addictions.
) Furthermore, Taiwan's
United Daily, headline news, 11-2-2017, reported that Taiwan
was already reduced to be a 'kingdom' of manufacturing illegal
The China Times
<Want Weekly>, 9-18-2019, mentioned
& trafficking center of Asia.
The Liberty Times, 7-26-2020,
opinion, "a national security problem - illegal drugs were found
in sensitive military institution"
drug abuse already became one out of five popular discontents in
Taiwan， according to Ministry of Justice (法務部)，the amount of illegal
drugs being seized and the number of drug takers continued to
increase in recent years.
The recidivism rate is up to
Feb. 2017, Taiwan's major military base, Ching-Chuan-Kang Air
Force Base (清泉崗軍事基地) were found 53 bags of drugs intentionally left
by unknown criminals, this case publicly challenging
enforcement power has not been solved and damges the image of Taiwan
military. In Oct., 2018, National Security
(國安局特勤中心) official was found to keep illegal drug Amphetamine, which
astonishes Taiwanese 。 All this sort of cases showed illegal drugs
infiltrated sensitive government units, from bad to worse.
National Chung-Shan Institute of Science & Technology (中山科學研究院) was
found ＭＤＭＡ、seeds of Cannabis、Marijuana (大麻)，etc, and the suspect was
doubted as one of suppliers and earning profits for a long time.
Illegal drugs in
Taiwan is just like terrorists or invisible killers, every one,
particularly the sensitive institutions should be alarmed.
brief （中華民國犯罪矯正協會法律顧問、former president of TOKO
University 張淑中） talk.ltn.com.tw/article/paper/1388821
Apple Daily (蘋果日報),
11-21-2020: The news of the
destruction or loss of 6.5 kg illegal drugs (Amphetamine)
safe-guarded by elite detectives of Taiwan's
Investigation Bureau (similar to
has not exposed for the entire year，
which is unlikely happened in today's Taiwan with monitors everywhere,
Global Positioning Systems and widely-spread communication networks. This
case shows "primitive" evidence-preservation operations.
Yahoo News, 11-19-2020:
The chief of National Security Bureau was absence of a social security special
project meeting in Legislative Yuan (about
without applying for personal leave. The chair
his refusal of attendance as "contempt
Next TV News ( 壹新聞
), 11-19-2020: National Security
was attacked by Law-makers for bad internal control
about losing a large batch of drugs (Amphetamine).
The age of
students using drugs is getting lower and lower, indeed there is a trend
of drug abuse
government needs to do some survey to collect some useful data and to
understand cross-cultural differences
United Daily (聯合報) opinion ,
8-22-2020: the change of the suspect-criminal's original life sentence
to not guilty in the trial of second instance is in that his
unconsciousness caused by illegal drugs, which triggered lots of public
UNODC , 7-18-2019
Liberty Times, 7-18-2019 : A press conference （Transnational
Organized Crime in Southeast Asia: Evolution, Growth and Impact）by
UNODC in Bangkok Thailand, 18 July 2019 reported
that Taiwan has replaced China and become
major source of drugs in Japan and Korea since 2016, and a shipping hub for
trafficking and smuggling of illicit (illegal) drugs to East-South Asia.
Profits generated by organized crime groups in Southeast Asia have reached
unprecedented and even dangerous levels according to a new report released
today by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime...... Organized crime
groups are generating tens of billions of dollars in Southeast Asia from the
cross-border trafficking and smuggling of illicit (illegal) drugs ...
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Philippine President Rodrigo
Duterte claims Taiwan is major source of drugs in Philippines.
Duterte in a speech listed Taiwan as a country where many of his
country's illegal drugs are coming from, Taiwan's representative to the
Philippines Gary Lin (林松煥) frankly conceded that "our counterpart is
telling the truth," in an interview with Apple Daily.
BBC 11-10-2017 https://www.bbc.com/zhongwen/trad/taiwan-letters-41950916
Philippine President Rodrigo
Duterte blamed Taiwan's gang as major source of illegal
embarrassing and even slapping
face of Taiwan
● Taiwan's national CCU (國立中正大學犯罪研究中心)
survey 2-21-2020: 66% Taiwanese are positive on crackdown illegal drugs
The China Times
<Want Weekly>, 9-18-2019
& trafficking center of Asia.
The Liberty Times, 5-12-2017;
Focus Taiwan, 5-11-2017
Part of Taiwanese
―― Judicial Yuan, Examination Yuan, and
Ministry of Civil Service are organizing an internal conflict
against Anti-drug war, earlier Executive Yuan proposed a more human-centric
drug strategy to combat drug abuse ...
( ps :
government's new-generation strategy to combat drug abuse
: Although the government has spared no effort to combat drug
abuse over the years, problems still persist, so on May 11,
the Executive Yuan proposed a new-generation drug strategy
to address contemporary drug issues. Conclusion:
Because drug abuse prevention and control efforts have a
major impact on public safety and national development, the
government's new-generation anti-drug policy takes a more
comprehensive approach to combating drug crimes and
preventing the dangers inherent in drug abuse. As Premier
Lin Chuan said at the Cabinet meeting on May 11, 2017,
"Drug-abuse prevention and control is a major battle that
requires the concerted efforts of the central and local
governments, and the public and private sectors. This is an
appeal to government at all levels and citizens from all
walks of life to join forces, and declare war on drug abuse
so that drugs will not endanger future generations." )
Duterte: Triad supplying illegal
drugs to PH is based in Taiwan, not China !
“Itong drugs ngayon, it’s been
operated by the 14K, Bamboo Triad,” he said. “They have taken over. They are
cooking the shabu in the high seas. Tapos itatapon. Nakita mo sa Region 1,
mga bins na empty na may Chinese character. It’s actually from Taiwan at
cannot blame the Chinese government or the people”
Asahi Shimbun, Japan, 5-23-2019
/ By NOBORU INOUE/ Staff Writer
According to organized crime sources knowledgeable about activities related
to drugs, Taiwan has become a popular origin because of the ease of sealing
deals on the waters off Japan. "Boats from Taiwan can make
roundtrips without refueling to areas around Shikoku, so that opens up the
possibility for making trades at various locations,” one source said.
Another reason is economics. While the street value of a kilogram of
stimulant drugs is about 1.2 million yen in Taiwan, the price shoots up
about 50 times when sold in Japan, sources said. In addition to
the huge bust last year, Aichi prefectural police found that members of a
Kanto gang and the Taiwan mafia were involved in the case of a man who was
arrested three years ago on suspicion of possessing narcotics, including
Crime gangs are increasingly using waters near Nagoya
Port to smuggle in illegal drugs from Taiwan.
Taiwanese criminals -
CTS news: Taiwan's illegal (illicit) drugs are all over the world, they
criminal responsibility than that in some other countries, e.g., Indonesia ...,
therefore many those would like to take a chance for huge benefit
Rodrigo Duterte urged the United States to help control drugs smuggling,
blaming Taiwan and Hong Kong-based criminal gangs for using his country
as a shipping hub.
...... the Taiwan-based Bamboo
triads were using the country as a transhipment point... “We are flooded
with drugs. This is the first time I would reveal it ...
Apple Daily, 10-17-2018
台灣怎麼會淪為運毒島？ / 徐立德
South Korea just solved illegal
drugs smuggling case which is largest ever in Korea history, the chief
of that smuggling group is a Taiwanese ...
Taiwan's legal system has been
with leniency or sets them free
now some Taiwanese law maker even advocate
Decriminalizing drug crime ...
United Daily, headline news, 11-2-2017,
Taiwan was already reduced to
be a 'kingdom' of manufacturing/producing narcotic drugs.
drugs made a Chinese grave
about 100 years ago, Chinese politicians or armed troops already sold
drugs to their own people
( his.ntnu.edu.tw/files/publish/819_a00d25aa.pdf )
, till recent days Taiwan's image was still damaged by int'l media for
illegal drug problems.
According to the Liberty Times in 2017, part of Taiwanese government
opposed cracking down
illegal / illicit drugs ...
Money is more important than health issue ?
The Straits Times, 9-29-2017
organised crime behind all this drug traffic... for using his country as a
Opinion, 11-6-2017, The China Times, head-page & focus, 4-4-2017, The
Liberty Times, 5-12-2017
Taiwan is scandalous for
being a major drug
transit center & a major drug exporting country, part of Taiwanese
government including Judicial sys. refused to improve this issue.
China Times, 7-2017 : Taiwan's anti-drugs is a
phony show !
editorial, 01-31-2020 00:33 ／注意！新興毒品的危害不亞於武漢肺炎
New illegal / illicit drug (強力搖頭丸, ＰＭＭＡ）is
a lot more fatal than CoronaVirus ! horrible， but few
people paid attention to this problem 。
● Apple Daily,
Opinion, 5-15-2017: Taiwan has been flooded with drugs and is too
serious to stop this (毒品氾濫...已擴大惡化到難以阻止)
China Times, 中國時報, 4-4-2017
notorious for being a major drugs transit center & a major exporting
Police of Japan and
already labeled Taiwan as "High Risk" level drug-exporting country
(走私安毒 台灣惡名昭彰 ,
Central Police University (中央警察大學)
犯罪防治研究所博士論文, 12-19-2016 advisor: 林健陽教授 許春金教授 , 柯雨瑞撰
In Taiwan, drug addiction is the main reason for rapidly spreading AIDS (毒癮問題是愛滋病快速散播之最主要原因)
& social harms
Taiwan's true color
In all the past years,
Taiwan was notorious for its
( quora: Taiwan largely sees these as an asset rather
than liability...) ,
trafficking and smuggling of illegal drugs,
women & children trafficking ,
abusing migrant workers
( USA Country
Reports on Human Rights practices
Taiwan gov. knows this
issue but does little, TW had not changed anything without Europe's yellow-card )
a paradise for illegal migrants, bad judiciary, political persecution,
all low-down dirty
Money is more
important than human rights ?
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