By: Lin Chang-shun and Lauren Hung
Taipei, Nov. 25 (CNA) An agreement on joint efforts to combat the financing of terrorism was signed by Taiwan and the Republic of Panama Wednesday in Taipei.
The agreement, signed by Investigation Bureau Director-general Wang Chung-I (汪中一) and Alexis Bethancourt Yau, chairperson of the international anti-money laundering committee of the President Office of the Republic of Panama, was also aimed at preventing money laundering and proliferation of weapons of mass destruction.
The Investigation Bureau under the Ministry of Justice and the Panamanian committee represent their respective countries in the Egmont Group of Financial Intelligence Units (FIU). [FULL STORY]