Taiwan struck by a deadly earthquake just before typhoon hits

Taiwan was preparing for typhoon Lekima when a 5.9-magnitude earthquake hit on Thursday (Aug 8) killing one woman and caused temporary power outages that affected more than 10,000 homes, authorities said. The quake struck at 5.28am at a depth of 10km…

Super Typhoon Lekima wreaks havoc in Japan Taiwan and China

China is hit by Lekima after the super typhoon, the ninth typhoon for the year, causes significant damage in Japan and Taiwan. In China 33 people have been killed. On Friday, Typhoon Lekima battered southern Japan and Taiwan, killing one…

Taiwan train crash kills 18 and injures approximately 171 passengers

Sunday the 21 Oct at 1650 hours an express train derailed and flipped over on a popular coastal tourist route in Taiwan, the island’s worst rail accident for more than 25 years. Images show the Puyuma Express train completely derailed…

Nine People Killed and Fifteen Injured in Taiwan Hospital Fire

Last Monday (Aug 13) nine people died and were 15 injured when a fire broke out in a government-run Ministry of Health and Welfare Taipei Hospital in New Taipei City. The fire started on the seventh floor of the Taipei…

Secutech 2018 to include six intelligent solution pavilions featuring cutting-edge security solutions across vertical markets

Secutech, the leading annual trade fair show for the security industry has announced details of six “intelligent solution pavilions” that have been designated to link the industry with key vertical markets. The pavilions will make it easier for buyers and…

Taiwan Hit by Strong Earthquake

Taiwan has suffered a strong earthquake leading to at least two people being killed and more than more than 200 injured report officials. The tremor measuring 6.4-magnitude struck on 6 February at 23:50 local time 12 miles off the island’s east…

Secutech 2017 introduces two new featured areas

CompoSec and Secutech Awards deliver solutions and insights. Secutech will return for its 20th edition from 12 – 14 April 2017, celebrating its status as the ideal platform to explore and expand business for the global safety and security industry.…

Typhoon kills at least 11 in China and Taiwan; another on the way

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – The world’s strongest storm this year killed at last 10 people in China when it hit the southeast coast, the government said on Friday, as rescuers scoured flooded streets and work crews struggled to restore power to…

Secutech returns for its 20th edition

Celebrating its 20th anniversary, the next Secutech is scheduled to run from 12 – 14 April 2017, again at the Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center. Since its debut in 1998, the annual show has made strides and established itself as one…

Taiwan bus bursts into flames, killing 26, including 24 tourists from China

TAIPEI (Reuters) – A Taiwan tour bus carrying tourists from China crashed into a highway railing en route to the airport on Tuesday and burst into flames, killing all 26 on board, Taiwanese authorities said. The bus was carrying 24…

Siemens makes skyscrapers greener

 Siemens technology for Taipei 101 skyscraper in the capital of Taiwan  Navigator sustainability management platform improves energy efficiency  Second tallest office building in the world is a sustainability pioneer Siemens is making the world’s second tallest office…

Typhoon Nepartak makes landfall in Taiwan then goes on to China

Typhoon Nepartak has wreaked havoc across Taiwan and China. More than 15,000 people have been moved from their homes which were prone to landslides or flooding and about 3,600 of them were in shelters near Tainan City in Taiwan. The…

Taiwan earthquake update

Taiwan lies on the boundary between the Eurasian Plate and the Philippine Sea Plate, which are converging at 80 mm per year. The island is the result of uplift caused by the collision of the northern end of the Luzon Arc…

YONE meet the challenge following Taiwan earthquake

At 03:57 local time (19:57 UTC) on February 6th 2016, an earthquake with a moment magnitude of 6.4 struck 28 km northeast of Pingtung City in southern Taiwan, in the Meinong District of Kaohsiung, causing widespread damage and 117 deaths.…

Young girl rescued two days after Taiwan quake; toll could exceed 100

By J.R. Wu and Damon Lin TAINAN, Taiwan (Reuters) – Rescuers pulled out an eight-year-old girl alive from the rubble of a Taiwan apartment block on Monday more than 60 hours after it was toppled by an earthquake, as the…

Taiwan quake fells 17-storey building, 123 rescued so far – fire brigade

TAIPEI (Reuters) – A Taiwan quake toppled a 17-storey apartment building in southern Tainan city on Saturday, and crews had so far rescued 123 people from the wreckage, a fire brigade official said. There were no immediate reports of deaths…

Secutech 2016 highlights next-generation fire and safety solutions in residency

Secutech, the leading international security and safety exhibition and conference will return from 19 – 21 April 2016 at the Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center in Taiwan. Organised by Messe Frankfurt New Era Media Business Ltd, the fair is renowned for…

Typhoon Soudelor hits China

 14 dead in China as Typhoon Soudelor lashes coastal provinces A typhoon that lashed Taiwan battered the mainland with heavy rain and winds on Sunday, leaving 14 people dead and four missing, levelling homes and cutting power to more than…

Coloured powders at a festival creates a dust explosion

An unusual fire at the Formosa Fun Coast waterpark on the outskirts of the capital Taipei has hospitalized 43 people and injured 498 more. Approximately 1000 people were dancing on Saturday night at an annual festival that included guest being…

Secutech opens on 28 April with 420 exhibitors from 15 countries and regions

The 18th edition of Secutech will take place from 28 – 30 April 2015 at the Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center in Taiwan. Organised by Messe Frankfurt New Era Business Media Ltd, the annual show features 420 exhibitors who will showcase…

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