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” […]

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