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At least four killed, 145 missing after quake rocks Taiwan tourist area

Rescuers combed through the rubble of collapsed buildings on Wednesday, some using their hands as they searched for about 145 people missing after a magnitude 6.4 earthquake struck near the popular Taiwanese tourist city of Hualien overnight.

Feb 07, 2018, 09:10 AM IST

Taiwan shuts down as Typhoon Megi strikes

Meranti, which left one dead in Taiwan before killing another 28 as it moved to eastern China, was followed closely by the smaller Typhoon Malakas.

Sep 27, 2016, 09:34 AM IST

Taiwan cancels flights as super typhoon bears down

The storm is forecast to hit southern China as a typhoon after battering Taiwan.

Jul 07, 2016, 10:24 AM IST

Two die, thousands flee as typhoon bears down on Taiwan

Typhoon Soudelor will make landfall in Taiwan on Saturday, after an eight-year-old girl and her mother became the first casualties of the impending storm which has forced thousands to evacuate.

Aug 08, 2015, 02:58 AM IST

Girl dies as typhoon bears down on Taiwan

An eight-year-old girl died after being swept out to sea off Taiwan as Typhoon Soudelor bore down on the island, forcing thousands to flee and troops to be placed on standby, officials said Friday.

Aug 07, 2015, 11:11 AM IST

Quake shakes Taiwan, no reports of damage

An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.9 shook Taiwan on Wednesday but there were no immediate reports of casualties or damage, the Central Weather Bureau said on its website.

May 21, 2014, 07:32 AM IST

Taiwanese non-swimmer survives after 60 hours adrift: Reports

A Taiwanese man has miraculously survived a 60-hour ordeal drifting in rough seas off the island`s east coast even though he cannot swim, local media reported on Monday.

Jan 06, 2014, 15:38 PM IST