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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 ...

Welcome to Facebook, Taiwan poll candidate tells Chinese as posts flood in| Reuters

Nov 11, 2015    

TAIPEIand her response on Wednesday was to welcome mainland interest in democracy.The surge in posts, nearing 70,000 by Wednesday, is all the more astonishing because Facebook is generally blocked in Communist Party-ruled China, although there are ways of getting around firewalls. "I hope this rare new experience can let the 'new friend' see a more complete democracy, freedom and pluralism of Taiwan," Tsai posted to contributors "from across the Strait", the narrow strip of water separating China and Taiwan. "Welcome to the world of Facebook!"China deems proudly d...

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