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Taiwan strictly monitors its own
nationals, which is called "Green Terror"
★ 《 United Daily》, 11-1-2020 , editorial: "Is Taiwan still safe？" A Malaysian girl student in 長榮 university was strangled to death and abandoned her corpse by a Taiwanese young man, this criminal case showed the loophole of social security and campus safety network. The ignorance of city administration, police, and university leads to public doubts concerning our government's determination to protect safety of all the people in Taiwan.
★ 《 United Daily 》, 11-14-2020 , editorial: Taiwan's Executive Yuan (prime ministry) is disable on issues e.g., social security, food safety ...... udn.com/news/story/7338/5014020?from=udn-catehotnews_ch2
★ 《 Apple Daily》, 11-2-2020, editorial: This sort of S.O.P. can not improve Taiwan's social security。 social security certainly is national security, in addition to the system, we need to rely more on the excellent execution, which is the key to safety of all of us. (tw.appledaily.com/headline/20201102/HBOAZYRFNFBXHORRYQYY2XQL4Y/)
★ 鏡周刊 (Mirror Media), 11-24-2020: Taipei social security alarm is sounding ! gangsters murdered citizen in public, it's rarely seen Taipei police station has not distributed the news about solving the case and pretended nothing was happened. Taipei mayor kept reminding police of holding press conference for any major criminal cases.
11-11-2020 , editorial:
newspaper thinks Taiwan apparently an extremely unsafe place because two
Malaysian ladies were murdered (another one was cut-to-pieces) Taiwan within one
year. A poll by KMT shows 48.9% Taiwanese thinks social security is
worse than before.
★ 《Liberty Times》, 11-12-2020: Crimes of violence kept worsening ― in recent 5 years, the number of four major crimes（恐嚇取財、傷害、妨害自由、刀械槍枝）gradually increases from 20732 in 2015 to 24638 in 2019，in all six major cities, according to statistics.
《Economist》UK , EIU
Safe Cities Index 2019
Taiwan's "personal security" dropped 14 places compared with previous
yrs. report, Taiwan is worse than neighbors Singapore, Japan, China, Korea...
● personal security : 1 Singapore 3 HK 4 Tokyo 5 Wellington 7 Osaka 10 Sydney 12 Dubai 15 Seoul 16 Melbourne 20 Taipei
● Infrastructure security : 1 Singapore 2 Osaka 4 Tokyo 7 Sydney 7 Melbourne 9 Wellington 14 Seoul 18 HK 24 Taipei
● Digital security: 1 Tokyo 2 Singapore 11 Osaka 11 Sydney 11 Melbourne 17 Seoul 22 HK 23 Taipei
● Health security: 1 Osaka 2 Tokyo 3 Seoul 8 Singapore 10 Taipei
personal security inputs are Level of police engagement, Community-based patrolling, Available street-level crime data, Private security measures, Effectiveness of the criminal justice system, Hazard monitoring, etc.
★ The China Times, 7-14-2020: Taiwan police were forced to select the right political side and follow the right boss to get promotion (not by their "ability"). (政治上「擇木而棲」)
★ The China Times, 2-25-2020 editorial: Due to bad Income distribution, Taiwan's social security (offender rate) worsens.
★ United Daily , 11-26-2020, editorial: Many many times, the police tried to decline with all kinds of excuses reporting a case by Taiwanese . But before the annual "Autumn Struggle" protest march, some policemen went to pig farmers' house for "DUI checkpoint" , some other policemen made phone-call to ask who join the protest and which route they were going... It's so scary ! It's "Green Terror" ! https://udn.com/news/story/7338/5044337?from=udn-catehotnews_ch2
★ 《 Apple Daily 》, 11-15-2020 editorial: in the same crime (Malaysian student killed) location, less than a month ago, another student in the same university encountered "attempt kidnap" ，'they' said the police are suspected to bury a crime (「吃案」之嫌 i.e. conceal the existence of a criminal case in order to improve crime-solving statistics or in return for a bribe etc ) , the authority's reaction was astonishingly slow, the mayor insisted only two road lamps were not working； as for so-called "bury a crime" ，the minister of Internal Affairs said it's just a Procedural Defect... and who should be responsible for these mess, "we talk this later" (再說) brief https://tw.appledaily.com/headline/20201115/QWMWPXNP7NHPNMR5Y7WUYB2ZOI/
★ 《 Liberty Times 》, 9-13-2020, opinion : The police high ranking always has a phrase ( the reason has nothing to do with police govt. ) for rank-and-file policeman's no matter breaking laws and violating discipline, or even karoshi (sudden death from overwork)... some leader was slammed for their bureaucracy and exploiting subordinates. https://talk.ltn.com.tw/article/paper/1399346
★ 《 United Daily -27-2020: 》, 3 Taiwan police field has complained since long time ago that there's no basic rule for promotion, it became worse and weird in recent years, the "backers" instead of the system decided every position goes to ...
★ 《 United Daily 》, 3-28-2020, opinion : The head of Taiwanese police is not the leader of police headquarter but Taiwan president, P.M., and minister of interior／高源流
★ illegal migrants ! At Feb. 26, 2020, Taiwan police arrested, within 5 hours, an illegal foreign worker who took care of a CoronaVirus(CovID-19) patient a number of days ago, but, without CovID-19 involved, Taiwanese officials were always hard to find illegal migrant workers, you can tell whether or not Taiwan gov. is part of crime structure? SETN, United Daily, 2-6-2020: illegal foreign workers might be loophole of Taiwan's CoronaVirus epidemic prevention.
Quality of police ! In late 2019, some policemen in Taipei police station told me that splashing lots of dirt to the floor at front of my door is a case the building committee is entitled to bring court a law-suit about crime of damage etc ( not the house resident to suit crime of public insult and threatening ... )
★《 United Daily, -31-2019: Taiwanese police had been short staffed for a long time, but pension reforms (年改) recently led to a over-supply... the police of grass roots think their tasks and services are unreasonable overloaded， the number of staffs will not be enough no matter how many new bloods are employed.》, 3
★ World Economic Forum (WEF) <Travel and tourism competitiveness report> released at 9-4-2019 shows Taiwan's "safety & security" got an Eastern Asia-pacific average score 6.0, and is worse than Japan, Australia, Hong Kong, New Zealand, and Singapore.
★《 Liberty Times 》(《-25-2019: insulting (by the words "rascal with uniform" or "slave" ), abusing, biting or slapping the face of the policeman by a member of Congress or Council was not charged by the Prosecutor Office, the High Prosecutor Office 》), 6 rejected the appeal and sustained the original conclusions, this case demoralize all the police and cast a chill over the police field. Legal experts comment that inconsistent standards result in low public-trust and a term "dinosaur judge" ("恐龍法官") all over Taiwan...
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