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Taiwan recovering from typhoon No. 3

30-Sep-2016 Intellasia | China Post | 6:00 AM

Taiwan began to recollect itself on Wednesday following a fierce battering from Typhoon Megi, which caused the second-largest power outage on Taiwan record. According to the [...]
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Typhoon Megi kills 5, injures over 600 in Taiwan and eastern China

Typhoon Megi kills 5, injures over 600 in Taiwan and eastern China

30-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Accuweather | 6:00 AM

More than 600 people were injured and five were killed after once-Typhoon Megi roared across Taiwan and eastern China. Megi made landfall in central Fujian, near the city of [...]
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Petition on shutdowns for storms reaches threshold for response

30-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Focus Taiwan | 6:00 AM

A petition to the government to abandon the practice of giving only a half day when a typhoon is threatening the country had received the required number of online supporters [...]
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3 trapped by Kaohsiung landslide: police

30-Sep-2016 Intellasia | China Post | 6:00 AM

Three people are believed to be buried in a Typhoon Megi-triggered landslide that hit their house in the mountains of Kaohsiung Wednesday, police said. Rescue efforts have [...]
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British parliamentary delegation visits Taiwan

30-Sep-2016 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

A delegation of parliamentarians from the United Kingdom Parliament is on a one-week visit to Taiwan to learn more about its economic development strategies and [...]
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Magnitude 5.3 earthquake shakes northeast Taiwan

30-Sep-2016 Intellasia | China Post | 6:00 AM

A magnitude 5.3 earthquake jolted northeastern Taiwan at 5:38 p.m. Wednesday, according to the Central Weather Bureau. The earthquake’s epicenter was located at sea [...]
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Taiwan’s Mega Financial says its bank branches overseas coming under greater scrutiny

30-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Taiwan state-controlled firm Mega Financial Holding Co’s chair said overseas branches of its banking unit are coming under greater scrutiny by regulators overseas [...]
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UN Aviation Agency Rejects Taiwan: Here’s Why It Matters

30-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

Diplomatically isolated Taiwan had a chance to send a delegation to listen in at the International Civil Aviation Organisation’s annual assembly. The UN group, in place [...]
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Ministers told not to attend Taiwan national day events

30-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Irishtimes | 6:00 AM

Government ministers have been advised not to attend any celebrations marking the Taiwanese national day. The Department of Foreign Affairs has issued strong advice to [...]
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Typhoon Megi smashes into Taiwan on path to China

29-Sep-2016 Intellasia | USA Today | 6:00 AM

At least four people were killed and more than 250 injured In Taiwan as Typhoon Megi slammed into the island nation on Tuesday, local media reported. The storm had winds of [...]
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Nearly 2.9m. homes lose power, 75 injured as Megi slashes Taiwan

Nearly 2.9m. homes lose power, 75 injured as Megi slashes Taiwan

29-Sep-2016 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Nearly 2.9 million homes were without power as of 6:19 p.m. Tuesday as Typhoon Megi continued to batter most of Taiwan with strong gusts and heavy rain. The number of homes [...]
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Taipei residents urged to store water as supply may be suspended

29-Sep-2016 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

The Taipei Water Department urged people Tuesday afternoon to store water as early as possible because the turbidity of the city’s water sources has risen under the [...]
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Massive typhoon hits eastern China, Taiwan, killing 5

Massive typhoon hits eastern China, Taiwan, killing 5

29-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Washington Post | 6:00 AM

A massive typhoon left one person dead in eastern China on Wednesday, a day after killing four and injuring 260 in Taiwan. Typhoon Megi weakened to a tropical storm after [...]
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Mainland tourists shunning Taiwan

29-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Asiaone | 6:00 AM

Taiwan is expected to see fewer mainland tourists during the upcoming National Day holiday, as cross-Straits relations remain in stalemate. Bookings for trips to Taiwan [...]
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Taiwan up one notch in WEF global competitiveness rankings

29-Sep-2016 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Taiwan rose one notch to 14th in the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) latest Global Competitiveness Report and remained fourth in Asia but fell to fifth among countries in [...]
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