Anger is growing over accusations of shoddy building work
TAIPEI, Taiwan (Feb. 15, 2016) — Flags flew at half-mast across Taiwan Monday, February 15, as the island mourned more than 100 people who died when an earthquake toppled an apartment complex, as families demanded justice.
The 6.4-magnitude quake took the lives of 114 in a high-rise complex in the southern city of Tainan in Taiwan
TAIPEI, Taiwan (Feb. 14, 2016) — As rescuers in Taiwan said they had retrieved all the missing from the ruins of a building felled by an earthquake, a tragic picture emerged of the cross-section of society killed in the disaster.
The rescue operation continues as authorities launch a probe into the collapse of an apartment complex
TAINAN, Taiwan (Feb. 7, 2016) — Rescuers raced Sunday, February 7, to free 118 people buried under the rubble of an apartment complex felled by an earthquake in southern Taiwan that left 31 confirmed dead, as an investigation began into the collapse.
‘I was scared awake by the quake and I held my wife and child until it stopped shaking,’ recounts one survivor
TAINAN, Taiwan (Feb. 7, 2016) — Rescuers searched through the night on Saturday, February 6, hoping to free residents trapped in buildings toppled by a deadly earthquake in Taiwan, as survivors recalled being plucked to safety from their ruined homes.