Wei-kuan Building - updates

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5 charged over deadly Taiwan quake building collapse

Apr 07, 2016 - 6:00 PM

The collapse of the Wei kuan building during the 6 4 magnitude quake in the southern city of Tainan in February left 115 dead

COLLAPSED. Rescuers use heavy equipment to knockdown parts of a collapsed 17-storey apartment building, on the fourth day of searching for survivors in Tainan City, southern Taiwan, 09 February 2016. File photo by Ritchie B. Tongo/EPA

Survivors tell of quake horror in Taiwan

Feb 07, 2016 - 1:10 AM

I was scared awake by the quake and I held my wife and child until it stopped shaking recounts one survivor

TOPPLED. Rescue personnel work at the site of a collapsed building in the southern Taiwanese city of Tainan on February 6, 2016, following a strong 6.4-magnitude earthquake. Sam Yeh/AFP

14 dead, over 150 missing after Taiwan quake

Feb 06, 2016 - 8:54 AM

8th UPDATE The city of Tainan bears the brunt of the 6 4 magnitude quake The disaster zone centers on a residential complex containing almost 100 homes that are toppled

TAIWAN EARTHQUAKE. A magnitude-6.4 quake strikes Kaohsiung, Taiwan, causing some buildings to collapse on Februry 6, 2016. Photo courtesy of Zachary Lee/UDN TV