Wei-kuan apartment complex - updates

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Taiwan to seize assets of collapsed building developer

Feb 12, 2016 - 2:46 PM

Pictures of the ruins show tin cans and foam were used as fillers in the concrete exacerbating public anger over the latest safety scandal to hit the island

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, February 9, 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