Alexa
  • Directory of Taiwan

Judge dismisses body disposal charge against crematory owner

WEST BLOOMFIELD, Mich. (AP) — A judge has dismissed a charge of improperly disposing of a body that was filed against the owner of a crematory in southeastern Michigan. State prosecu...

UK launches inquiry into mortuary abuse of '100 victims'

LONDON (AP) — The British government announced Monday that it would launch an independent inquiry into how a hospital electrician was able to sexually abuse at least 100 corpses in hospital mortuaries...

Oil tanker explodes in Sierra Leone, killing at least 98

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — An oil tanker truck exploded near Sierra Leone's capital, killing at least 98 people and severely injuring dozens of others after large crowds gathered to collect leaking...

Mortuary Equipment Market report (2021): Size, Key Players, Application, Type, End-user, Forecast to 2031

New statistical research by MarketResearch.Biz on Mortuary Equipment Market 2021 will show you the latest industry information on future trends, product research, and service analysis, allowing you to...

Mortuary Equipment Market (2021): Potential Growth, Interpretation and Regional sales

Marketresearch.biz’s Global Mortuary Equipment Market Research Report is definitive research that provides industry-wide details into existing and emerging growing conditions, end-user research,...

Body composting a 'green' alternative to burial, cremation

LAFAYETTE, Colo. (AP) — In a suburban Denver warehouse tucked between an auto repair shop and a computer recycling business, Seth Viddal is dealing with life and death. He and one o...

Real cash accidently burned with ghost money in southwest Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Funeral workers on Sunday (Aug. 29) found a large amount of cash being burned along with joss money at a crematorium in southwestern Taiwan, scrambling to salvage over NT$...

New urgency to airlift after Kabul blasts kill more than 100

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Evacuation flights from Afghanistan resumed with new urgency on Friday, a day after two suicide bombings targeted the thousands of people desperately fleeing a Taliban ...

Afghan war’s end quiets chaplain's litany of funeral prayers

DOVER AIR FORCE BASE, Del. (AP) — This is the place where mothers buckled to the tarmac in grief and children lifted their teddy bears to see daddy carried off in a flag-covered box. This is where pre...

Afghan war’s end quiets chaplain's litany of funeral prayers

DOVER AIR FORCE BASE, Del. (AP) — This is the place where widows wailed, where mothers buckled to the tarmac in grief and where children lifted their teddy bears to see daddy carried off in a flag-cov...

The waiting Games: Olympians navigate strict rules in Tokyo

Sydney McLaughlin turns 22 three days after the final of the 400-meter hurdles, in which she might win Olympic gold and may even lower her current world record. Her big birthday plan...

Expo Dome becomes first large COVID vaccination site in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taipei Expo Park will be transformed into a massive COVID-19 inoculation center, the first such facility in the capital. The Taipei Expo Park's Expo Dome will p...

Identifying the remains a burdensome task in condo collapse

MIAMI (AP) — As crews peel away layer after layer of the collapsed condo tower in South Florida, the death toll increases — and so does the burden of collecting and identifying the dead, as rescuers a...

Crews find more partial human remains from 1952 Alaska crash

JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska (AP) — The solemn task of sifting through rocks, twigs and ice to find human remains as small as a fingernail continued this month on a glacier north of Anchora...

Scottish man who faked death in California jailed for rape

A Scottish man who tried to evade justice by fleeing to the United States, where he faked his death at a California beach, was sentenced to 15 years in prison for rape and other sexual offenses, autho...