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Taiwan plane survivor crawls out, phones dad

Emergency workers watch an engine lifted from the TransAsia Airways Flight GE222 crash site on the outlying Taiwan island of Penghu, Friday, July 25, 2014. Investigators on Friday were examining wreckage and flight data recorders for clues into a plane crash on the Taiwanese island that killed 48 people. (AP Photo/Wally Santana)

The 10 survivors of Taiwan’s worst air disaster in more than a decade include a 34-year-old woman who called her father after scrambling from the wreckage and seeking help at a nearby home.

Posted: July 25th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Taiwan airline sorry for crash as relatives blast chairman

Rescue workers survey the wreckage of TransAsia Airways flight GE222 which crashed while attempting to land in stormy weather on the Taiwanese island of Penghu, late Wednesday, July 23, 2014.  AP PHOTO/WONG YAO-WEN

Taiwan’s TransAsia Airways ran an apology on the front pages of five major newspapers Friday, pledging to shoulder the “utmost responsibility” after 48 people died when one of its planes crashed in stormy weather.

Posted: July 25th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

3 North Cotabato pupils to compete in world math tourneys in Singapore, Taiwan

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Three elementary pupils from Midsayap, North Cotabato, have been chosen to represent the country in separate international Mathematics competitions in Singapore and Taiwan in August.

Posted: July 24th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Taiwan student facing firing squad over subway massacre

Firing Squad

Taiwanese prosecutors on Monday said they were seeking the death penalty for a man accused of killing four people and wounding nearly two dozen others in a stabbing spree on the Taipei subway that shocked the island.

Posted: July 21st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Taiwan starts using drones to spy on China—reports

Taiwan has started using unmanned surveillance aircraft to spy on China to reduce the risk to its pilots from an increased deployment of Chinese missiles, media reported Sunday.

Posted: July 13th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

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