Most Fatal Train Accident in 40 Years in Taiwan

TNL Staff

The train, a Taroko Express Train No. 408 departing from Shulin in New Taipei City bound for Taitung on Taiwan’s east coast, derailed in the Daqingshui tunnel at around 9:35 a.m. 50 passengers have been reported dead, and 146 have been hospitalized.


ISSUE: Undermining Taiwan’s Indigenous Environments

Rosemary Chen

Mining continues to threaten people and environments in Taiwan's national forest areas, highlighting the importance of forthcoming changes to the Mining Act.

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