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Taiwan: Post earthquake rescue operations wind down

12-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Euronews | 6:00 AM

Rescue efforts after a devastating 6.4 magnitude earthquake that rocked Taiwan’s tourist area of Hualien have been hampered by more than 200 aftershocks as emergency [...]
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China says US bill on Taiwan ties threatens stability

12-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A US bill that encourages reciprocal visits by US and Taiwanese government officials threatens stability in the Taiwan Strait and the United States must withdraw it, [...]
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Many of Taiwan’s Earthquake Survivors Were on Upper Floors of Collapsed Buildings

12-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Voanews | 6:00 AM

Most survivors of Tuesday night’s strong earthquake in Taiwan escaped because they were on high floors that did not collapse, allowing rescue workers to find them. As [...]
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China lodges representations with US over Taiwan Travel Act

12-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

China has lodged solemn representations with the United States over a Taiwan-related bill, a Foreign Ministry spokesperson said Friday. The US Senate Committee on Foreign [...]
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Update: 4 Buildings in eastern Taiwan’s Hualien collapse after magnitude 6.0 quake

10-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Taiwan News | 6:00 AM

Marshal Hotel among 4 buildings that collapsed after magnitude 6.0 earthquake struck eastern Taiwan’s Hualien Contrary to prior reports stating that Hualien’s [...]
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Taiwan earthquake death toll rises to 9, including 3 from mainland

Taiwan earthquake death toll rises to 9, including 3 from mainland

10-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

Nine people were killed, 265 injured and 62 still missing as of 7:00 a.m. Thursday after a magnitude 6.5 earthquake hit Taiwan’s Hualien County. The victims include [...]
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Tsai vows to advance science talent cultivation in Taiwan

10-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Taiwan News | 6:00 AM

President Tsai Ing-wen said that multidisciplinary integration holds the key to the cultivation of science talent in Taiwan and the government is leaving no stone unturned in [...]
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Foxconn to replace 10000 workers with robots at Taiwan plant

10-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Wisconsingazette | 6:00 AM

A business publication out of Japan reported yesterday that Taiwanese electronics company Foxconn plans to replace 10,000 workers at its Taiwan display screen plant with [...]
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At least seven killed, 67 missing after quake rocks Taiwan tourist area

At least seven killed, 67 missing after quake rocks Taiwan tourist area

09-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Rescuers combed through the rubble of collapsed buildings on Wednesday, in a search for 67 people missing after a strong earthquake which killed at least seven near [...]
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Rescuers brave aftershocks as Taiwan quake toll rises to ten

Rescuers brave aftershocks as Taiwan quake toll rises to ten

09-Feb-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Taiwanese rescuers Thursday braved aftershocks coursing through a dangerously leaning apartment block that was partially toppled by a deadly earthquake as their search for [...]
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‘It felt like a piece of me was cut from my chest,’ says man whose family was trapped by Taiwan quake

‘It felt like a piece of me was cut from my chest,’ says man whose family was trapped by Taiwan quake

09-Feb-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

When a major earthquake struck Taiwan this week, Ryan Chang was horrified to learn that his parents and 15-year-old sister were among the dozens of families trapped in a [...]
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Waking to a world that’s off its axis Taiwan digs out from quake that killed 7

09-Feb-2018 Intellasia | LA Times | 6:00 AM

Chen Chien-hsiang had just gone to sleep in the apartment where he had lived for some 20 years. So had most people in the 12-story building, tucked between a creek levee [...]
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At least 9 dead, 265 injured, 62 missing in Hualien quake

At least 9 dead, 265 injured, 62 missing in Hualien quake

09-Feb-2018 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Seven persons were killed, 254 others were injured, some critically, while 88 remained missing after a strong earthquake late Tuesday caused several buildings in Hualien to [...]
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Rescuers In Taiwan Brave The Big Quake’s Trembling Aftermath

09-Feb-2018 Intellasia | NPR | 6:00 AM

It had been just about 24 hours since a magnitude 6.4 earthquake rattled Taiwan’s east coast, crumbling walls and knocking tall buildings askew, when rescue workers [...]
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Rescuers are still working to reach dozens of missing people after the strong earthquake that hit Taiwan

Rescuers are still working to reach dozens of missing people after the strong earthquake that hit Taiwan

09-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Post-gazette | 6:00 AM

Rescuers worked Wednesday to free people trapped after a strong earthquake near Taiwan’s east coast caused several buildings to cave in and tilt dangerously. At least [...]
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