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Taiwan rocked by 6.1 magnitude earthquake

An earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale has struck Taiwan.There are reports of a 72-year-old woman being killed by a collapsed temple wall. At least 19 people were injured.The island experiences several minor earthquakes so evacuation procedures are well-practiced.Buildings ar ...

Protesters scuffle with men outside China-Taiwan meeting| Reuters

May 24, 2015    

TAIPEI Protesters calling for Taiwan not to join the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank clashed with unidentified men in black T-shirts outside a meeting of officials from the two administrations on a Taiwanese island on Saturday.Police held back up to 70 banner-waving activists, mainly from a Taiwanese pro-independence party, some of whom were kicked and punched by the men, media coverage showed. The Taiwan Solidarity Union, which organised the rally, accused China of being behind the attacks, without going into further detail. Chinese state media coverage of the meeting did not m...

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