Monday, February 15, 2016
Taiwan is on the rebound from devastation, with the central government announcing six main rebuilding priorities, according to Premier Simon Chang (張善政) during a disaster relief meeting for heads of departments on Sunday morning.
Prosecutors have launched an investigation into allegations that structural changes in the lower stories of the Weiguan Jinlong apartment complex in Tainan were responsible for its collapse that killed 114 people in the Feb. 6 earthquake, the Tainan District Prosecutors Office said Sunday.
Haitian lawmakers on Sunday chose the country's Senate chief to lead a caretaker government that will fill the void left by last week's departure of former President Michel Martelly and perhaps ease lingering tensions that recently pushed the deeply polarized nation into political crisis.
Zach LaVine was fresh out of dunks, having been pushed to the limits by Aaron Gordon in an epic final round that put the slam dunk contest back on top at All-Star Saturday night.
Sunday, February 14, 2016
The remains of the last unaccounted-for resident of an apartment complex in Tainan that collapsed when a magnitude 6.4 earthquake struck Southern Taiwan last week have been found, Tainan Mayor William Lai (賴清德) said Saturday.
U.S. retail sales rose modestly in January, evidence that Americans kept shopping despite sharp drops in stock prices.
Pope Francis kicks off his first trip to Mexico on Saturday with speeches to the country's political and ecclesial elites, riding in on the success of his historic meeting in Cuba with the head of the Russian Orthodox Church.
Taiwan's representative offices in five popular working holiday destinations have recently set up special Facebook pages to offer the latest information on the countries to travelers, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) has announced.
Saturday, February 13, 2016
Tainan Mayor Lai Ching-te vowed yesterday to take further legal action to freeze the assets of a developer in order to protect the rights of those affected by the deadliest incident in the Feb. 6 earthquake.