Sunday, February 7, 2016
The U.S. State Department and several U.S. congressmen Saturday sent condolences to the victims of a deadly earthquake hitting southern Taiwan earlier in the day.
Top Haitian leaders negotiated an agreement to install a short-term provisional government less than 24 hours before President Michel Martelly was scheduled to step down, an official with the Organization of American States and local authorities announced Saturday.
President Ma Ying-jeou said the government will make an all-out effort to help people hit by a magnitude 6.4 earthquake that struck southern Taiwan early Saturday, Feb. 6.
Public transportation networks on Saturday stepped up efforts to get travelers home for the holidays in the wake of the 6.4 earthquake that rattled the south of the country.
Saturday, February 6, 2016
Public transportation has stepped up efforts to send travelers home for the holidays on Saturday in the wake of the 6.4 earthquake that rattled Southern Taiwan.
Most of Taiwan was rudely awaken at 3:57 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 6, by a Central Weather Bureau- (CWB) reported magnitude 6.4 earthquake centered in the island's southern region, collapsing buildings and killing at least 7 while injuring more 437 according to official figures released at 4:00 p.m., 1 Comment
A series of strong earthquakes have struck southern Taiwan since 3:57AM local time. According to the Central Weather Bureau, four separate aftershocks have hit around the same area following the 6.4 quake., 1 Comment
Sharp Corp. denied reports of Hon Hai Precision Industry's (鴻海) confirmation of an agreement to become the preferred negotiating partner with the Taiwanese iPhone assembler on Friday.
The latest public opinion poll released Friday has shown that Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je's (柯文哲) approval rating has fallen below 50 percent for the first time.
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Pope Francis and the leader of the Russian Orthodox Church will meet in Cuba next week in a historic step to heal the 1,000-year-old schism that divided Christianity between East and West, both churches announced Friday.