By Lee Shu-hua and Y.F. Low
Taipei, Feb. 15 (CNA) The national flag was being flown at half-mast at
Taiwan’s government agencies Monday in mourning of the 116 people who lost their lives in the Feb. 6 earthquake.
The Presidential Office and the Cabinet also canceled Chinese Lunar New Year gatherings that had been scheduled for Monday, the first working day after a nine-day New Year holiday.
The magnitude 6.4 earthquake, which was centered in Meinong District in Kaohsiung, left 116 people dead, all in Tainan, and 550 others injured around Taiwan. [FULL STORY]