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Friday, July 25, 2014
More information was emerging Thursday about the victims of the TransAsia Airways plane crash a day earlier that claimed the lives of 48 people.
LG Electronics posted a 165 percent surge in second-quarter net profit Thursday from a year ago, on solid TV sales and a dramatic turnaround in its long-troubled mobile unit.
Thursday, July 24, 2014
Taiwan -- Taiwan airline suspects bad weather caused crash
Stormy weather on the trailing edge of Typhoon Matmo was the likely cause of a plane crash on a Taiwanese island that killed 48 people, the airline said Thursday.
Taiwan -- 46 feared dead in Penghu plane crash
A TransAsia Airways (復興航空) passenger flight crashed near the Magong Airport on Penghu Island yesterday, with the transportation minister confirming 46 missing and feared dead and 12 injured as of press time.
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Taiwan -- Typhoon Matmo leaves 13 injuries, no fatalities
Thirteen people were reported injured as a result of Typhoon Matmo, which hit Taiwan yesterday morning, the Central Emergency Operations Center (CEOC) announced yesterday.
In the wake of a crash landing by TransAsia Airways' passenger plane, flight GE-222, Premier Jiang Yi-huah (江宜樺) instructed the Ministry of Transportation and Communications (MOTC) to investigate the accident and take the lead in future official matters.
Taiwan -- Uprooted by typhoon, tree in Taitung gets star treatment
Of the hundreds of trees felled by Typhoon Matmo around Taiwan overnight, one drew special attention Wednesday, with local officials and one of Taiwan's major airlines immediately pledging not only to save it but to make it grow stronger.
The Ministry of National Defense (MND) said that it had dispatched over 1,100 servicemen to evacuate over 1,600 people across Taiwan from their residences.
A recently released Control Yuan report urges Taiwanese youths who plan to travel abroad on working holiday programs to take out proper medical insurance before they travel.
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Over 55 million tons of water have flowed into several reservoirs in Southern Taiwan due to Typhoon Matmo's influence over the past few days, the Southern Region Water Resources Office said yesterday.
  
  
  
  
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