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Memorial service honors 17 Taiwan quake victims

Memorial service honors 17 Taiwan quake victims

13-Feb-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The 17 people who died last week after a strong earthquake hit Taiwan’s east coast were honored at a memorial service on Monday, with hundreds of attendees bowing their [...]
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Germany’s EnBW buys into wind projects in Taiwan

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

German utility EnBW on Monday said it took stakes in three offshore wind projects in Taiwan with a volume of about 2 gigawatt, marking the first such investment outside [...]
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Taiwan aiming to ultimately abolish death penalty: justice minister

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

The Taiwan government is hoping to one day abolish capital punishment, but until then, death penalties must be carried out in accordance with the proper legal procedure, [...]
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Quake-Hit Taiwan City Winds Down Rescue Efforts, Five Still Missing

Quake-Hit Taiwan City Winds Down Rescue Efforts, Five Still Missing

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

Rescue operations in Taiwan started to wind down on Friday after a devastating 6.4-magnitude earthquake rocked the tourist area of Hualien this week, taking a toll of 12 dead [...]
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2 Canadians believed trapped in collapsed building in eastern Taiwan

2 Canadians believed trapped in collapsed building in eastern Taiwan

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

Two Canadian nationals, who are of Hong Kong heritage, are believed to be trapped inside the rubble of the Yun Men Tsui Ti Building in eastern Taiwan’s Hualien City, [...]
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Hopes fading of finding more survivors in Taiwan earthquake

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

Hopes of finding additional survivors from this week’s earthquake in Taiwan were fading Friday after two more bodies were found in a partially collapsed hotel and no [...]
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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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