All posts tagged "Taiwan"

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    Taiwan passes S. Korea in semiconductor wafer production

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — South Korea fell behind Taiwan in terms of wafer production in December last year, data showed Wednesday, reflecting a possible weakening in the production capabilities of local chipmakers. According to the industry tracker IC...

    • Posted March 2, 2016
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  • Rescue workers search a toppled building after an earthquake in Tainan, Taiwan, Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016. The 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck southern Taiwan early Saturday, toppling at least one high-rise residential building and trapping people inside. Firefighters rushed to pull out survivors. (AP Photo)
    6.4-magnitude quake hits Taiwan, killing 3; 221 rescued from rubble

    TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Rescuers in the southern Taiwanese city of Tainan pulled out 221 people and three dead from a residential high-rise complex that collapsed when a shallow 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck before dawn Saturday, leaving still...

    • Posted February 5, 2016
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  • Ji Eun-hee of South Korea (AP Photo/Lai Seng Sin)
    Ji Eun-hee leads LPGA Taiwan, Ko one stroke behind

    By Brian Han South Korea’s Ji Eun-hee will enter the weekend with the lead at the LPGA Taiwan Championship, but not without World No. 2 Lydia Ko nipping at her heels. Ji put together a 3-under 69...

    • Posted October 23, 2015
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    A plane crash in Taiwan: TransAsia tragedy

    On Wednesday, February fourth, an airplane from TransAsia airlines crashed into a river in Taiwan. This misfortune resulted in thirty-eight innocent deaths, five missing persons, and fifteen survivors with injuries, so far. This incident has brought attention...

    • Posted February 24, 2015
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  • APTOPIX Taiwan Plane Crash
    Both TransAsia plane engines lost power before Taiwan crash

    TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — One of the two engines on TransAsia Airways Flight 235 went idle 37 seconds after takeoff, and the pilots apparently shut off the other before making a futile attempt to restart it, Taiwan’s...

    • Posted February 6, 2015
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  • The main fuselage from TransAsia Airways Flight 235 is hoisted away in Taipei, Taiwan, Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015. The commercial plane crash with 58 people aboard clipped a bridge shortly after takeoff and crashed into a river in the island's capital of Taipei on Wednesday morning. (AP Photo/Wally Santana)
    Taiwan plane crash survivor says engine ‘did not feel right’

    TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — From the start of the flight in Taiwan’s capital, survivor Huang Jin-sun suspected trouble. “There was some sound next to me. It did not feel right shortly after takeoff. The engine did not...

    • Posted February 5, 2015
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  • Taiwan Plane Crash
    Crashed Taiwan plane hoisted from river; 26 confirmed dead

    TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Rescuers used a crane to hoist the fuselage of a wrecked TransAsia Airways plane from a shallow river in Taiwan’s capital late Wednesday as they searched into the night for 17 people missing...

    • Posted February 4, 2015
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