Taiwan Mauritius

Death toll in Taiwan tour bus crash rises to 33

The death toll in the crash of a tour bus returning from a trip to cherry trees in Central Taiwan’s Wuling Farm rose to 33 Tuesday, while another accident involving a bus carrying visitors to/from the same scenic area did not cause any injuries.

14 Feb 2017, business.mega.mu

More Than 30 Killed in Powerful Taiwan Earthquake

The death toll from a powerful earthquake that toppled a high-rise apartment building in Taiwan rose to at least 34, according to government figures Monday, with rescuers digging through rubble for survivors more than 48 hours after the quake struck.

08 Feb 2016, business.mega.mu

'Super Typhoon' Dujuan Nears Taiwan, as Thousands Evacuate from Islands

Torrential rains and high winds are predicted across Taiwan from Monday as Dujuan nears the east coast, with landfall predicted around 11pm local time

28 Sep 2015, business.mega.mu

TransAsia Crash Pilot Pulled Wrong Throttle, Shut Down Sole Working Engine

Report into plane crash that killed 43 people in Taiwan says captain had previously failed training on dealing with engine failure

02 Jul 2015, business.mega.mu

More than 500 Injured in Massive Fire at Taiwan Water Park Party

The number of people injured in a fire at a Taiwan water amusement park rose to 516 on Sunday, government officials said, with more than 180 still in intensive care.

28 Jun 2015, business.mega.mu

Death Toll Rises to 25 in Taiwan Plane Crash Caught on Video

Dramatic dashcam footage in Taiwan shows a TransAsia Airways plane scraping past a major highway moments before it careened into a shallow river, killing at least 23 people, with 20 others missing and 15 hospitalized.

04 Feb 2015, business.mega.mu

Taiwan Gas Blasts Likely Caused By Faulty Pipe

Initial Investigations Show Gas Pipe Owned by Local Chemical Producer LCY Chemical

03 Aug 2014, business.mega.mu

Taiwan Gas Pipeline Blasts Kill 25, Injures 267

KAOHSIUNG, Taiwan — Heavy machinery pulled vehicles from huge trenches gouged by explosions along an underground pipeline in Taiwan’s second-largest city that killed at least 25 people and injured 267.

02 Aug 2014, business.mega.mu

Taiwan Airline Suspects Bad Weather Caused Crash

An airline said Thursday it suspected typhoon weather caused one of its planes to crash land on a small Taiwanese island, killing 48 people.

24 Jul 2014, business.mega.mu

Picture of the Day: Paining "Beijing 2008" - Code of Controversy

When mention Beijing 2008, most of us will think of the 2008 Olympic Games. Yet, this work is about another China-related game - mahjong. The interest in this particular piece of work is due to the fact that it and its creator, Lui Liu, have caused controversy for years.

17 Jul 2013, business.mega.mu

6.5 Magnitude Earthquake in Taiwan

An earthquake of 6.5 magnitude on the Richter scale struck the island of Taiwan on Sunday and caused some damage, reported local media.

02 Jun 2013, business.mega.mu

Taiwan Expects Rare Break In Dry Search For Natural Gas

Taiwan claims the ocean from its south shore clear down to Singapore, but so do the more powerful China, the more assertive Vietnam and strong U.S. ally the Philippines. Unlike these rival claimants to the South China Sea, Taiwan has not cast under the ocean floor for an estimated 213 billion barrels of oil and 20 trillion cubic feet of natural gas. Taiwan is diplomatically isolated and can’t afford to clash with neighbors.

12 Apr 2013, business.mega.mu

Mauritians interested in learning Chinese language

Mandarin is the official language of The People’s Republic of China, Taiwan and Singapore. With the recent rise of China as an economic power, Mandarin is now becoming one of the most widely spoken languages in the world.

03 Feb 2011, The Independent Daily