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Taiwan Struck by Strongest Earthquake in 25 Years: Nine Lives Lost, 50 Missing

In a seismic upheaval that reverberated across the island, Taiwan was jolted by its most powerful earthquake in a quarter-century. The temblor, measuring 7.2 magnitude, claimed nine lives and left more than 900 injured. As the earth convulsed, 50 workers, en route to a hotel nestled within a national park, vanished without a trace. In Read More…

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Taiwan touts democracy chips in meeting with U.S governor

Taiwan wants to ensure its partners have reliable supplies of semiconductors, or “democracy chips”, President Tsai Ing-wen told the governor of the U.S. state of Indiana on Monday, saying China’s threats mean fellow democracies have to cooperate. Governor Eric Holcomb, a Republican, made the third trip to Taiwan this month by a U.S. delegation after Read More…