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Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Tainan gov't deploys excavators
Excavating machines resumed digging through the debris of the collapsed Weiguan apartment complex in Tainan on Tuesday morning, following a pause the previous night after three signs of life were detected, said Tainan Mayor William Lai (賴清德) at a press briefing.
Both President Ma Ying-jeou and President-elect Tsai Ing-wen on Tuesday expressed support for ongoing efforts to find more survivors in the rubble of a collapsed building in Tainan City following a powerful earthquake last Saturday.
Tips for observing tradition during the Spring Festival
There are a mind bending amount of taboos during the Lunar New Year festival in Taiwan. To help navigate the minefield of numerous do's and don'ts during the two-week Chinese Spring Festival period, this article will give you the lowdown on the basic rules for the overall festival.
People in Taiwan clean an average of 759 MB of junk files from their cellphones per day, the fifth largest volume of mobile phone users worldwide, according to Cheetah Mobile, the developer of the Clean Master free cache cleaning app.
With life expectancy increasing and a birth rate that continues to decline, the aging of Taiwan's population has become increasingly obvious.
Pingxi's annual sky lantern festival will kick off on Feb. 11 this year with the launch of an eight-foot-tall main lantern full of fingerprints and blessings, organizers said.
Tuesday, February 9, 2016
'We are all Tainanese': Ma and Tsai
Search and rescue efforts continued in earnest Monday in Tainan on the third day after the Kaohsiung Meinong earthquake struck Southern Taiwan, with President Ma Ying-jeou building on a burgeoning spirit of national unity by proclaiming: "Today we are all Tainanese."
CNY begins with shopping, prayers for Tainan
Chinese New Year's Day started Monday with many trying their luck at the lottery or praying at temples for good luck and peace for the Tainan quake victims.
10 must-eat foods on Chinese New Year's Day
It is now time to familiarize yourself with the culinary customs on the first day of the year in Taiwan.
Tech innovations aid against formidable rubble
As rescue teams continued their efforts beyond the critical 48 hours following Saturday's Kaohsiung Meinong Earthquake, new technical aids were deployed to bolster on-the-ground manpower.
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