Sunday, February 7, 2016
The death toll in the magnitude 6.4 earthquake that hit southern Taiwan early Saturday morning had climbed to 23 as of 12:30 p.m. Sunday, with 121 still unaccounted for, while 282 had been rescued, according to statistics by the Tainan City government., 1 Comment
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.
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.
Facebook activated its Safety Check feature Saturday for people affected by a 6.4-magnitude earthquake that stuck southern Taiwan in the early hours of the morning.
A number of construction issues became apparent as the structure of the fallen 17-story apartment complex in Tainan's Yongkang District was laid bare in the wake of the earthquake on Saturday., 1 Comment
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC), the world's largest contract chip maker, said Saturday that it is working quickly to recover from the damage to some of its products at its wafer plant in Tainan following a powerful earthquake earlier in the day.
A woman who survived a deadly earthquake in Taiwan in 1999 experienced another harrowing ordeal Saturday when the building in which she was living collapsed in a powerful quake.
The Pulitzer Prize-winning American poet Robert Hass will be among the authors attending the 2016 Taipei International Book Exhibition, which is scheduled to kick off Feb. 16.