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Saturday, August 16, 2014
Taiwan -- Kaohsiung mayor reserved on 'petrochemical zone'
Whether or not a specialized petrochemical zone should be set up in Kaohsiung is something that needs to be discussed with the citizens of Kaohsiung, the city's mayor, Chen Chu (陳菊), said yesterday.
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Taiwan -- Empty tank truck collides with bus in Kaohsiung, killing 1
An empty tank truck collided head-on with a commuter bus in Kaohsiung late Monday, killing the driver of the truck and injuring 18 people on the bus, according to the police.
Taiwan -- Religious service held in Kaohsiung for disaster victims
A national religious service was held in Kaohsiung on Tuesday in memory of the victims of last month's explosions in Kaohsiung and plane crash in Penghu.
Monday, August 11, 2014
A telethon featuring local singers and actresses raised more than 56 million (US$1.86 million) for the ongoing relief operation in Kaohsiung, areas of which were devastated by a series of explosions on July 31.
Sunday, August 3, 2014
Taiwan -- Giant steel owl memorial debuts in Kaohsiung just in time for Qixi
Two giant steel sculptures of perched owls made their debut in a rural community of Kaohsiung Saturday, just in time for the Qixi Festival, or Chinese Valentine's Day.
Saturday, August 2, 2014
The Kaohsiung Environmental Protection Bureau (EPA) yesterday morning detected 10 ppm (parts per million) of propene on the Ersheng Road (二聖路) — one of the locations where gas explosions took place, saying that, however, the cause of the blasts is yet to be determined.
Donations from companies and individuals around Taiwan are pouring in to help with post-disaster relief efforts after a series of gas explosions in Kaohsiung late Thursday.
Friday, August 1, 2014
About 12,000 people displaced by a series of gas explosions in Kaohsiung Thursday night are being sheltered at 10 emergency centers at local schools, the city government said Friday.
Donations from companies and individuals around Taiwan are pouring in to help with post-disaster relief efforts after a series of gas explosions in Kaohsiung late Thursday.
Flags will be flown at half-mast for three days in Taiwan next week to mourn the deaths in the Kaohsiung explosions Thursday night and the plane crash in Penghu a week earlier, Premier Jiang Yi-huah said Friday.
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
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