Last of the earthquake victims' bodies recovered in Hualien, Taiwan

TAIPEI (CNA) -- The last two bodies of people killed in the magnitude 6.0 earthquake in Hualien on Feb. 6 were finally recovered Sunday from the rubble of a collapsed building that is being razed to t...

Additional fast trains to boost tourism for quake-hit Hualien

Taipei, Feb. 24 (CNA) The Taiwan Railway Administration (TRA) announced Saturday that it will be operating two additional Puyuma express train services each day to and from Hualien County starting Mar...

Taiwan declares day of remembrance for Hualien earthquake

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Executive Yuan has declared today a national day of remembrance for those injured and killed in the Hualien earthquake on Feb. 6, announced Executive Yuan Spokesp...

Taiwan government to allocate NT$21 million for reconstruction of private properties damaged by Hualien quake

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A delegation from the Legislative Yuan visited Hualien in eastern Taiwan on Monday and said the government had allocated a budget of NT$21 million for reconstruction and r...

Tsai’s approval ratings bounce in wake of Hualien earthquake

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A new opinion poll released by the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) shows a spike in approval and satisfaction factions for President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) following the Governm...

President Tsai Ing-wen's Lunar New Year's eve address to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Feb. 15, at the start of the Lunar New Year holidays, President Tsai Ing-wen delivered a special address to her fellow Taiwanese citizens. The following is an E...

Body of Filipina caregiver killed in quake to return home Thursday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The body of a Philippine caregiver who perished in last week's deadly Hualien Earthquake will be arriving in her home town tomorrow (Thursday), according to her cousin...

Hotel owner in Taiwan’s Hualien: Coming to Hualien for a sightseeing visit is best help you can give to this place

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Not only several buildings but also the local tourism industry took a hard hit from the February 6 Hualien earthquake as tourists are refraining from visiting Hualien f...

Taiwanese commentator Wang Rui-de thanks Japan for quake rescue efforts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Famous Taiwanese TV commentator Wang Rui-de (王瑞德) yesterday (Feb. 12) afternoon on his Facebook page announced that he will carry a sign sign reading "Taiwa...

Taiwan headline news

Taipei, Feb. 13 -- The lead stories in major Taiwan dailies on Tuesday are as follows: @United Daily News: CFS Chairman Chen Ching-nan indicted in Ching Fu scandal; prosecutors seek 30-year sentenc...

Filipina caregiver who died in quake had been saving for husband's surgery

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Filipina caregiver, who perished in last week's deadly magnitude 6.0 earthquake which struck eastern Taiwan's Hualien on Feb. 6, was working to earn enough money to...

63 nations send well wishes to Taiwan after Hualien disaster 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) announced today that 63 nations and four international organizations offered concern and sympathy to Taiwan following...

Death toll of eastern Taiwan earthquake reaches 17

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The death toll from a magnitude 6.0 earthquake which struck Hualien County in eastern Taiwan on Feb. 6 has risen to 17, while 291 have sustai...

Magistrate of Taiwan's Hualien announces end of post-quake rescue missions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After over 100 hours of search efforts, Hualien's Magistrate Fu Kun-chi declared an to rescuescue operations on Sunday morning. After receiving consent from the v...

China bemoans Japan's assistance and condolences to Taiwan after deadly quake

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Chinese government seems to be very upset with the way that Japan has acted towards Taiwan in response to the deadly earthquake that occurred on the night of Tuesday, ...