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Two men rescued after been trapped for 30 hours in rubble: reports
Two men rescued after been trapped for 30 hours in rubble: reports

By Ko Lin
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

A man trapped inside the collapsed Weiguan Jinlong building for the last 30 hours has been rescued by search and rescue teams after eight hours...full story
updated 2016-02-07 12:20 PM
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Two men rescued after been trapped for 30 hours in rubble: reports Two men rescued after been trapped for 30 hours in rubble: reports
By Ko Lin
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

A man trapped inside the collapsed Weiguan Jinlong building for the last 30 hours has been rescued by search and rescue teams after eight hours....Fullstory

2016-02-07 12:20 PM

More than 180,000 homes in Tainan left with no water: reports More than 180,000 homes in Tainan left with no water: reports
By Ko Lin
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Over 420 households and 180,000 homes are still left with no electricity and running water due to the 6.4 earthquake that struck southern Taiwan, reports....Fullstory

2016-02-07 11:31 AM

Japan, China send teams to join Taiwan's quake rescue efforts

Central News Agency

A disaster evaluation team from Japan and a rescue team from China arrived in Taiwan on Sunday to provide assistance in the wake of....Fullstory

2016-02-07 04:54 PM

11-year-old boy located inside collapsed Weiguan debris; rescue underway 11-year-old boy located inside collapsed Weiguan debris; rescue underway
By Ko Lin
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Good news continue to stream in as rescue teams confirmed Sunday that a 11-year-old boy living in Block B of the Weiguan Jinlong has been....Fullstory

2016-02-07 02:08 PM

Passengers urged to arrive early at airport during holiday

Central News Agency

People planning to travel out of the country from the Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport during the Lunar New Year holiday period have been....Fullstory

2016-02-07 12:48 PM

14 killed, 484 injured, 153 unaccounted for after quake

Central News Agency

The 6.4-magnitude earthquake that hit southern Taiwan early Saturday morning has killed 14 people, injured 484 and left 153 unaccounted for as of....Fullstory

2016-02-07 01:01 AM

Death toll rises to 18 with more than 152 missing in Tainan quake Death toll rises to 18 with more than 152 missing in Tainan quake
By Ko Lin
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Hundreds of search and rescuers continue to swarm over a collapsed apartment tower on Sunday, searching for more than 150 people believed trapped more than....Fullstory

2016-02-07 10:19 AM

Holiday travelers warned of measles outbreaks: CDC

Central News Agency

People traveling over the Lunar New Year holiday to areas where measles are prevalent should take precautions and receive proper vaccine prior to their trip,....Fullstory

2016-02-07 04:57 PM

We stand by the people of Tainan: Tsai We stand by the people of Tainan: Tsai
By Ko Lin
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

President-elect Tsai Ing-wen extended her gratitude Sunday to men and women serving on the frontlines of massive search and rescue efforts in Tainan, a city....Fullstory

2016-02-07 03:56 PM

Over half of Taiwanese say money is tight before Lunar New Year

Central News Agency

More than half of Taiwanese say they feel money is tight and they may not have enough funds before the Lunar New Year....Fullstory

2016-02-07 01:10 PM

Bullet train resumes regular service

Central News Agency

Taiwan's high speed railway system resumed regular service at 10:00 a.m. on Sunday morning, as operations in the section damaged by an earthquake a day....Fullstory

2016-02-07 11:58 AM

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