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    Yesterday | Iobserve

    Pope Francis sent condolences to Taiwan following an earthquake that left at least 37 people dead as the island prepared to celebrate Chinese New Year, reported ucanews.com. "The Holy Father was saddened to learn of the suffering caused by the deadly earthquake which struck Tainan, leaving many people dead or seriously injured," read a message sent by Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Vatican secretary of state, on behalf of the pope.

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  2. Taiwan President Honors Evergreen Founder Dr. Chang Yung-FaRead the original story

    Monday | The Journal of Commerce Online

    Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou honored Evergreen Group founder Dr. Chang Yung-Fa with a posthumous commendation in recognition of his contributions to international transportation and social welfare during the memorial service today. The company's North America headquarters are in Jersey City, NJ.

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  3. Video Shows Survivor Pulled from Debris of Taiwan Earthquake CollapseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | KWLM-AM Willmar

    A woman was still alive Monday after being buried under debris of one of the collapsed buildings from the earthquake that shook Taiwan two days ago. Taiwan's Eastern Broadcasting Corp. was able to get footage of the rescuers' pulling victims out of the rubble.

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  4. Happy Chinese New Year 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Earth & Sky

    ... 21 and February 21. Chinese New Year red envelopes, used for giving money to children, at Dihua Market, Taipei, Taiwan. Image via BCody80 via Wikimedia Commons. Each year of the Chinese lunar calendar is represented by one of 12 animal symbols of ...

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  5. Taiwan earthquake: Tin cans found in the construction of toppled high-riseRead the original story

    Monday | GantDaily.com

    This is the street in Tainan, Taiwan, where the Weiguan Jinlong high-rise building collapsed in a magnitude-6.4 earthquake that rocked the region on Saturday. At least 24 people were killed in the building collapse, and efforts continue to find another 120 people who are missing, according to the latest government figures.

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  6. 'Hidden fish' genus described for 2 new weakly electric mormyrid species from GabonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | EurekAlert!

    ... Ithaca, New York, and Sebastien Lavoue of the Institute of Oceanography at the National Taiwan University in Taipei, Taiwan, is published in the open-access journal ZooKeys . "It's odd we have only three specimens, given how much fish collection ...

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  7. WAH Center debuts Exhibit by International Artist Poren HuangRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2015 | 24-7 Press Release

    The WAH Center is hosting an opening reception for the exhibit of personified dog sculptures--"The Dog's Notes" by artist, Poren Huang on November 7, 2015, 4pm-6pm. The internationally renowned Taiwanese artist will exhibit his collection for the first time in New York after being on a world tour for almost ten years.

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  8. Updated Worldwide Survey on the Methods, Efficacy, and Safety of...Read the original story

    Feb 1, 2010 | Circulation

    From the Arrhythmias and Electrophysiology Center , IRCCS, Policlinico San Donato, Milan, Italy; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine , Baltimore, Md; Veterans General Hospital , Taipei, Taiwan; St Mary's Hospital , London, United Kingdom; the Cardiovascular Center , Tsuchiura Kyodo Hospital, Tsuchiura Ibaraki, Japan; Royal Melbourne Hospital , Parkville, Victoria, Australia; the Cardiology Department , Asan Medical Center, Seoul, South Korea; the Department of Cardiology , University Hospital, London, Ontario, Canada; Texas Arrhythmia Institute , St David's Medical Center, Austin, Tex; the Division of Cardiology , Mayo Foundation-St Mary Hospital, Rochester, Minn; Institute of Medical Statistics and Biometry "G.A. Maccacaro" , UniversitA degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy.

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  9. Video Shows Survivor Pulled From Earthquake Debris 2 Days LaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | ABC News

    A woman was still alive today after being buried under debris of one of the collapsed buildings from the earthquake that shook Taiwan two days ago. Rescuers were able to pull her out to safety, as video footage shows.

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  10. President-elect Tsai Ing-wen visits quake-struck TainanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The China Post

    President-elect Tsai Ing-wen visited people injured in Saturday's earthquake in Tainan on Monday and said the ongoing rescue efforts will continue as long as necessary. "This has been a very somber Lunar New Year," Tsai said before entering Chi Mei Hospital in the southern city on Monday, the first day of the new lunar year.

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  11. 'We are all Tainanese': Ma and TsaiRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The China Post

    TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Search and rescue efforts continued in earnest Monday in Tainan on the third day after the Kaohsiung Meinong earthquake struck Southern Taiwan, with President Ma Ying-jeou building on a burgeoning spirit of national unity by proclaiming: "Today we are all Tainanese." The president made the remark in the heavily hit southern city, where he visited residents saved from the rubble at hospitals in the area.

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  12. Photos Of Cans Inside Taiwan Building's Pillars Help Spur Call For Safety ReviewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | News 88.9 KNPR

    Taiwan's president-elect Tsai Ing-wen is promising extensive safety checks of old buildings, two days after an earthquake killed at least 38 people. New questions emerged after stacks of cans were found in the walls of a 16-story building that was the scene of all but two of those deaths.

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  13. Taiwan earthquake: Tin cans found in the construction of toppled highriseRead the original story

    Monday | GantDaily.com

    The Taiwanese government has ordered an investigation into the collapse of a highrise building, as images emerged showing tin cans built into the walls of the toppled complex. Emergency workers came across the tin cans during the rescue operation, Taiwan's state news agency Central News Agency reported.

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  14. Young girl pulled out alive from Taiwan quake rubble - TVRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Channelnewsasia.com

    Rescuers in the southern Taiwan city of Tainan pulled an eight-year-old girl out alive from the wreckage of a collapsed building on Monday, Taiwan television stations said, more than 60 hours after an earthquake hit the island. Rescuers bring an eight-year-old girl survivor to waiting personnel on Monday after she was rescued from the rubble at the Wei-Kuan complex which collapsed during the 6.4-magnitude earthquake in Tainan, Taiwan.

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  15. More Than 160 Rescued In Taiwanese EarthquakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    A 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck southern Taiwan early Saturday, toppling a complex of two high-rise residential buildings where rescuers pulled out more than 160 people. More are still believed to be trapped inside.

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  16. Rescuers race to find survivors in Taiwan quake; 124 trapped in apartment tower rubbleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Erie Times News

    TAINAN, Taiwan "" When Lee Nien-tzu arrived at the toppled apartment complex before dawn Saturday, she could have felt shock at the scale of the ruins, disorientation at having just experienced a major earthquake, or foreboding over the task that lay ahead of her. Instead, she briefly reflected on the sadness of the situation, then scaled a wall, clambered up a heap of rubble and climbed into a gap in the building" s tangle of concrete, wires and reinforcement bars.

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  17. Soraaa s Perfect Lighting Brings Sophistication to Boxing CenterRead the original story

    Sunday | Business Wire

    Soraa's LED lamps have been installed at a new, high-end boxing facility, Boxing Plus Wellness Center. )--Soraa, the world leader in GaN on GaNTM LED technology, announced that its LED lamps have been installed at a new, high-end boxing facility, Boxing Plus Wellness Center, in Taipei, Taiwan.

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  18. Taiwan quake death toll rises to 33Read the original story

    Sunday | Mid-Day Mumbai

    Taipei: The death toll from a powerful earthquake that struck southern Taiwan had climbed to 33, Xinhua reported. The collapse of the Wei Guan building, the most seriously damaged, has killed 31. At about 1:50 p.m. local time, rescuers pulled from the Wei Guan building a man in his 20s, who later died.

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  19. Rescuers try to look for victims in Taiwan quakeRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 7 | Xinhuanet

    TAINAN, Feb. 6, 2016 -- A rescuer tries to look for victims at the site where a building collapsed during an earthquake in Tainan City, southeast China's Taiwan, Feb. 6, 2016.The death toll has rised to 14 so far after a 6.4-magnitude earthquake hit an area near Tainan of Taiwan at 03:57 a.m. Beijing Time on Saturday.

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  20. High-rise building topples, trapping people, following earthquake in TaiwanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | CFRB

    A 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck southern Taiwan early Saturday, toppling at least one high-rise residential building where rescuers pulled out more than 120 people. Dozens of others are still believed to be inside.

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