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Search for earthquake survivors in Taiwan

Rescue efforts continue at an apartment block toppled by an earthquake.



February 8, 2016

Well, there was an earthquake this week. On Thursday morning at 4 AM I woke up pretty abruptly to an earthquake. It shook some things off my desk and made a little mess, but from where I was it didn’t seem to bad. 339 more words


Rescuers race to find quake survivors in Taiwan

Search teams in Taiwan worked through the night to rescue survivors trapped after an earthquake reduced several buildings to rubble. At least 14 people have died and there are fears for 150 who are still missing. 513 more words



On Saturday, the 6th of February 2016, a magnitude – 6.4 earthquake hit Taiwan. It was confirmed by the Central News Agency that at least 18 people were killed; 16 from the 16-storey Weiguan Jinlong  apartment building that collapsed, 500 people injured and a total of 153 people are still unaccounted for. 565 more words


Cadence of Conflict: Asia, February 8, 2016

TPP passed. That’s another Obama deal likely be reviewed by his soon-to-be successor. And that time is coming soon and certain. Not only are the United States proving their plurality of powers, so is the Pacific. 343 more words


Earthquake in Taiwan

Saturday morning I awoke at 4:00 am to my apartment shaking. I had a feeling nothing would fall. So, I went back to sleep. I was right, about my own apartment, that was. 2,261 more words


Pray for Taiwan

No words can describe how I feel right now about the earthquake in Taiwan. While I am no stranger to earthquakes, a little shake and I’m already breaking into cold sweat, and who knows what I will do in a earthquake that measures to about 6.4 on the Richter scale. 29 more words