6.0 Earthquake Slams Taipei, Taiwan

6.0 Earthquake Slams Taipei, Taiwan

The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting that on Thursday, at approximately 10:30 a.m. IST time, a magnitude 6.0 earthquake slammed Taipei, the capital city of Taiwan. The Earthquake, reportedly, shook buildings, disrupted traffic and forcefully caused high rise skyscrapers to sway back and forth. News reports out of Taiwan say that the quake startled school […]

Vietnamese Stage Protest Against Taiwanese Steel Mill

Vietnamese Stage Protest Against Taiwanese Steel Mill

Hanoi, Vietnam, was the scene of a protest on May 1, 2016. According to Reuters, protesting is a rarity in Vietnam. However, people gathered to voice complaints against a steel plant that is operated by Taiwan’s Formosa Plastics. They also expressed dismay over the Vietnamese government’s investigation of the mysterious deaths of “thousands of tons” […]

Rescuers in Taiwan Discover Survivors in Collapsed Building

Rescuers in Taiwan Discover Survivors in Collapsed Building

According to The New York Times, on Feb. 6, 2016, almost 24 hours after the 6.4M earthquake that collapsed a residential building in Tainan, Taiwan, rescuers have an indication that at least 29 of the estimated 130 missing people have survived. However, it is not known if the number of missing is accurate since it is only days […]

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