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Typhoon forces evacuation of 500,000 in China

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Beijing: Eastern China was Sunday bracing for torrential downpours from Typhoon Soulik which forced the evacuation of half a million people after killing two in Taiwan.
Soulik lashed coastal Fujian p

Two dead, 100 injured as typhoon Soulik hits Taiwan


Typhoon Soulik battered Taiwan with torrential rain and powerful winds on Saturday that left two people dead and at least 100 injured.

Panda from China delivers cub in Taiwan


TAIPEI, Taiwan: A giant panda, one of a pair presented by China four years ago to mark warming ties with Taiwan, has given birth to a female cub at a Taipei zoo, officials said Sunday.
The 9-year-old

Taiwan showgirls strip for the dead

Dressed in mini skirts barely covering their hips, the two girls took to the neon-lit stage and moved vigorously to the loud pumping pop music. Their job: to appease the wandering spirits.

As the tem

Taiwan Company fined $500 million for LCD price fixing

A Taiwanese company was fined $500 million on Thursday and its former president and executive vice president were each sentenced to three years in prison for their leading roles in a global LCD screen

Typhoon Tembin sweeps across Taiwan


Typhoon Tembin swept across southern Taiwan on Friday toppling trees and ripping off rooftops after thousands of people were evacuated to avoid a repeat of a deadly storm three years ago.

Tembin, cha

Taiwan evacuates 3,000 as typhoon looms


Taiwan evacuated more than 3,000 people Thursday as Typhoon Tembin bore down, threatening powerful winds and torrential rains that authorities warned could trigger landslides.

About 50,000 soldiers w

Six dead as Typhoon Saola lashes Taiwan


Typhoon Saola pounded Taiwan with fierce winds and torrential rain that left six people dead and forced nearly the entire island to shut down on Thursday, rescuers and media said.

Nearly 200 internat

Taiwan on alert as typhoon Saola approaches


Taiwan issued torrential rain and strong wind warnings for most of the island on Wednesday as slow-moving Typhoon Saola approached, and put its military on standby as the risk of landslides and floodi

Rapid series of shallow quakes rock Taiwan


Seven shallow earthquakes hit eastern Taiwan in rapid succession on Sunday afternoon, sparking panic, causing damage to buildings and shaking the capital Taipei.

The quakes were recorded between 3:33

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