A railway expansion project in Tainan has led to the demolition of family homes, threatening to evict a 99-year-old resident. Civil society groups have come out in force to protest.
Two young Taiwanese designers plundered hardware stores to create contemporary homewares inspired by the predilection for grass-roots improvisation abundant in rural Taiwan.
Southern Taiwan Earthquake Update: 116 Dead And Government Establishing Further Disaster Prevention Methods
The magnitude 6.4 earthquake that struck southern Taiwan has lead to a total of 116 deaths. The Taiwanese government is planning a “Old Building Health Check” program and announcing the potential areas for soil liquefaction within a month for future disaster prevention.
The magnitude 6.4 earthquake that hit southern Taiwan on February 6 has seen 37 casualties so far, but residential buildings weren't the only architectures damaged.
The mayor of Kaohsiung, along with Taichung, Tainan and Taipei, signed the letter of protest to the secretary general of ICLEI. As mentioned in the letter, Kaohsiung and the other four cities work hard to reduce carbon dioxide emissions and have made good achievements. There is no reason for the cities to accept the mistake made by ICLEI, which may disrupt the friendship between both sides.