HUALIEN, Taiwan (Reuters) -The manager of a construction site whose truck slid onto rail tracks causing a catastrophic train crash in Taiwan accepted responsibility for the disaster on Sunday, as did the transport minister, although his offer to resign was rejected for now. | Video
HUALIEN, Taiwan, April 4 Taiwan's transport
minister said on Sunday he would not shirk his responsibility
for a deadly train crash even as his resignation offer was
rejected amid growing questions over safety lapses that could
have contributed to the disaster.
HUALIEN, Taiwan (Reuters) -A Taiwan court on Saturday released on bond the manager of a construction site whose truck authorities believe caused a train accident that killed at least 51 people, as family members mourned the dead at the crash site. | Video
HUALIEN, Taiwan, April 3 Taiwanese prosecutors
have sought to detain a construction site manager whose truck is
believed to have caused a train accident in which at least 50
HUALIEN, Taiwan A Taiwan express train with almost 500 aboard derailed in a tunnel on Friday after hitting a truck that had slid down a bank onto the track, killing at least 50 passengers and injuring 146 in the island's worst rail disaster in seven decades. | Video
HSINCHU, Taiwan Taiwan is drilling wells, seeding clouds and beseeching a gold-faced sea goddess to help the sub-tropical island ride out its most serious drought in about half a century, after rain-soaking typhoons failed to make landfall last year. | Video
TAIPEI A new magazine in support of Hong Kong's struggle for democracy is reaching out to the diaspora and those still living in the former British colony, offering unvarnished commentary from the safety of Taiwan where it is published.
YANSHUI, Taiwan Firecrackers lit up the skies on Friday night as Taiwanese celebrated a cacophonous traditional festival in the island's south, pared back this year due to the coronavirus pandemic but still allowed to go ahead due to Taiwan's low case numbers.
TAIPEI Inspiration for high fashion can come from strange places. For one Taiwanese designer, it's upcycling old wires and bolts from the power industry. | Video