Over 100 missing, 14 dead as strong quake rattles Taiwan

In this photo released by China’s Xinhua News Agency, rescuers search for survivors at a quake site in Tainan, Taiwan Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016. A powerful, shallow earthquake struck southern Taiwan before dawn Saturday. (Zhang Guojun/Xinhua via AP)

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Taiwan plane with 58 aboard crashes in Taipei; 23 killed

In this combination photo, a series of images taken from video provided by TVBS show a commercial airplane clipping an elevated roadway just before it careened into a river in Taipei, Taiwan, Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015. The ATR-72 prop-jet aircraft had 58 people aboard. (AP Photo/TVBS) TAIWAN OUT; ATV HONG KONG OUT;

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Taiwan gas blasts in Kaohsiung kill at least 25

”Drivers wait at the junction, then the road explodes” – Bill Hayton reports.

A series of gas explosions in the southern Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung has killed 25 people and injured 267 others, officials say.

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Taiwan plane crash ‘kills dozens’

Photo: Trans Asia Airlines

23 July 2014,  Last updated at06:44 PT

(SOURCE)  A plane has crashed after a failed emergency landing in Taiwan, killing more than 40 people, local officials say.

The domestic TransAsia Airways flight crashed near Magong airport on the outlying Penghu island, reports said.

There were a total of 54 passengers and four crew on board, Taiwan’s CNA news agency reported.

Aviation officials said flight GE222 aborted its initial landing and then crashed, local media reported.