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Sunday, February 7, 2016
Death toll rises to 23 in southern Taiwan earthquake
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.
N. Korea praises launch, others see as covert missile test
North Korea on Sunday defied international warnings and launched a long-range rocket that the United Nations and others call a cover for a banned test of technology for a missile that could strike the U.S. mainland.
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U.S. State Department, lawmakers send condolences over Taiwan quake
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.
Deal reached on provisional Haiti government
Top Haitian leaders negotiated an agreement to install a short-term provisional government less than 24 hours before President Michel Martelly was scheduled to step down, an official with the Organization of American States and local authorities announced Saturday.
[Update: Feb. 7] Earthquake rattles south, at least 18 dead
Most of Taiwan was rudely awoken at 3:57 a.m. Saturday by a Central Weather Bureau- (CWB) reported magnitude 6.4 earthquake centered in the island's southern region that collapsed buildings and killed at least 18 while injuring 505, according to figures released by the central disaster response authorities on early Sunday. 152 were still unaccounted for.
President wants all-out efforts in earthquake rescue
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.
Transport networks increase efforts in the wake of disaster
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.
Saturday, February 6, 2016
[Update] Bullet train services restored from North to Chiayi after earthquake in South
Public transportation has stepped up efforts to send travelers home for the holidays on Saturday in the wake of the 6.4 earthquake that rattled Southern Taiwan.
[Update] Tremor rattles Southern Taiwan, at least 7 dead, 437 injured
Most of Taiwan was rudely awaken at 3:57 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 6, by a Central Weather Bureau- (CWB) reported magnitude 6.4 earthquake centered in the island's southern region, collapsing buildings and killing at least 7 while injuring more 437 according to official figures released at 4:00 p.m.
Richter 6.4 Quake Hits Southern Taiwan
A series of strong earthquakes have struck southern Taiwan since 3:57AM local time. According to the Central Weather Bureau, four separate aftershocks have hit around the same area following the 6.4 quake.
Hon Hai-Sharp deal 90% done: Gou
Sharp Corp. denied reports of Hon Hai Precision Industry's (鴻海) confirmation of an agreement to become the preferred negotiating partner with the Taiwanese iPhone assembler on Friday.
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
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