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The Control Yuan also reported the assets of the heads of four cities and counties. Taichung Mayor Lin Chia-lung (林佳龍) and his wife reported NT$127.65 million in savings, and Hualien County Magistrate Fu Kun-chi (傅崐萁) and his wife had NT$4.3 million in savings. Kaohsiung Mayor Chen Chu (陳菊) ...
TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Registration for the 2018 Xiuguluan River Rafting Triathlon, a special triathlon that includes rafting, cycling and running in scenic surroundings of Hualien County, eastern Taiwan, has begun and will last until May 4, according to the event registration site. The race events, organized ...

... has expanded its business interests to the development and operation of creative parks, hotels, retail spaces and residential complexes in Hsinchu, Nantou, Hualien and Kinmen counties. Wind Lion Plaza (風獅城) in Kinmen, a shopping mall and build-operate-transfer venture with the county government, ...
Taipei, March 30 (CNA) President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) wrote a postcard to her cat at Taiwan's one and only mobile post office in Yuli Township in Hualien County on Friday during a two-day tour to help boost tourism in the wake of a deadly earthquake that jolted the county in early February.
Huang Chien-hua (黃建華), head of the department's disaster and rescue division, said the Hualien County search-and-rescue team, which spearheaded rescue efforts in the aftermath of a magnitude 6.0 earthquake on Feb. 6, was invited to the forum to outline their approach. The rescuers discussed how ...
When Typhoon Saola struck Taiwan's east coast and mountainous regions in August 2012, it caused landslides and flooding that buried houses, knocked out roads and bridges, and devastated several Aboriginal communities in Hualien County. Hsu was Sioulin Township mayor at the time and media ...

Taipei, March 28 (CNA) A magnitude 4.8 earthquake struck Yilan County in eastern Taiwan at 6:29 p.m. Wednesday, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) reported ... An intensity of 2 was registered in central Yilan County, Hualien County, Taoyuan City, Hsinchu County, Taichung City and Miaoli County.
The head of Hualien county's Bureau of Social Affairs, Chen Wen-chi (陳玟祺) said in his statement that Hualien has received a generous amount of donations for the quake relief campaign, with an amount totaling NT$2 billion. In a single day, NT$22 million was received on Wednesday alone. He also ...
Taipei, March 21 (CNA) The Hualien County government said Wednesday that it has collected NT$2.1 billion (US$73.29 million) in donations from home and abroad for disaster relief in the wake of a magnitude 6.0 earthquake that struck the eastern county Feb. 6. On Wednesday alone, the county ...
Taiwan thanks Japan for donations and assistance in Hualien relief ... (MOFA) expressed its appreciation to Japan on Friday for its generous donations and assistance after a deadly magnitude 6.0 earthquake struck Hualien County in early February. ... The Hualien earthquake, which occurred late on Feb.
MOFA thanks Japan for donations and assistance in Hualien relief ... (MOFA) expressed its appreciation to Japan on Friday for its generous donations and assistance after a deadly magnitude 6.0 earthquake struck Hualien County in early February. ... The Hualien earthquake, which occurred late on Feb.
A group of Japanese actors, dancers and singers perform during a press conference on Friday in Taipei. The group will be performing in shows in Taipei and Hualien to show their concern in the wake of a magnitude 6.0 earthquake that jolted the eastern coastal county on Feb. 6 and left 17 people dead.
FILE - In this Jan. 30, 2018, file photo, Taiwanese soldiers move during a military exercises to show its determination to defend itself from Chinese threats, in Hualien County, eastern Taiwan. Taiwan will look to its domestic arms industry as well as foreign suppliers to respond to China's continuing military ...
A push by Hualien County Magistrate Fu Kun-chi (傅崐萁) to offer accommodation vouchers as a way to revive tourism after the deadly Feb. 6 earthquake have received a confused welcome from the hospitality industry they are designed to help. The vouchers came into effect March 6 as a means to revive a ...
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A magnitude 4.6 earthquake struck off the coast of Hualien County in northeastern Taiwan at 01:35 a.m. Sunday morning, March 4, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the quake was located 23.5 kilometers northeast of Hualien County Hall at a depth ...
Taipei, Feb. 24 (CNA) The Taiwan Railway Administration (TRA) announced Saturday that it will be operating two additional Puyuma express train services each day to and from Hualien County starting March, to promote tourism after a deadly earthquake damaged parts of the eastern county earlier in ...
As we reported earlier this week, Liang Ai-di (梁愛迪), chairperson of the chamber of commerce of the Hualien County hotel industry estimated the cost of the quake to the local tourism industry at NT$8 billion, while hotel owners from across the region were quick to declare the damage minimal apart from ...

19 (CNA) A magnitude 4.4 earthquake struck central Taiwan at 3:21 a.m. Monday, with areas of Changhua County and Taichung registering a 3 on ... Most seismic activity in Taiwan in the past week has remained centered near Hualien County, with 19 earthquakes ranging in magnitude from 3.1 to 4.3 ...
Rescue efforts following the Magnitude 6.4 earthquake which struck the eastern Taiwanese county of Hualien last week have been called off, with a confirmed death toll of 17. A further 291 have been injured and many hundreds have been evacuated from their homes. Four high-rise buildings have ...
11 (CNA) Domestic and overseas donations made to Hualien County government in the wake of an earthquake in the eastern county late on Tuesday Feb. ... the county chief pointedly questioned the central government's promise of NT$300 million for rescue, relief and reconstruction work in Hualien, ...
The Yunmen Tsuiti building was one of several damaged by the magnitude 6.4 temblor that struck Tuesday in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Hualien county, whose economy is heavily dependent on tourism. The deaths of the couple, both 49, raises the death toll to 12, including four tourists from China ...
Premier Lai Ching-te (right) and County Magistrate Fu Kun-chi (left) inspect earthquake damage Feb. ... allies, like-minded countries and supporters around the world following the magnitude 6 earthquake centered on Hualien County in eastern Taiwan, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Feb. 7.
"For the next 10 years in Hualien, the probability of a magnitude 8 earthquake occurring is high. I predict that there will be another earthquake [similar in size] in 2025," says Lee Chyi-tyi, the academic who has been proposing this theory since 2013. "Earthquakes are cyclical and it is about time again.".
The 6.4-magnitude quake was recorded at 11:50 p.m. and was centered about 14 miles northeast of Hualien, a city of 110,000 on Taiwan's east coast, the United States Geological Survey reported. At least 225 people were injured, according to the Hualien County disaster response center. The National ...
Prior to the 5.8 earthquake at 9:56 p.m., multiple quakes rocked Hualien throughout the day, with the biggest precursor being a magnitude 5.1 temblor that struck at 9:21 p.m. The quake was centered 24 kilometers north-northeast of the Hualien County Hall, at a depth of 15.5 km, according to the CWB.
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — According to an earthquake report by the Central Weather Bureau (CWB), two earthquakes struck Hualien County this morning before dawn. The earthquakes hit roughly a minute apart, first at 3:30 a.m. then at 3:31 a.m. and measured 4.6 and 4.3 respectively on the Richter scale.


 

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