Flags flying at half-mast to mourn earthquake victims

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2016/02/15
By Lee Shu-hua and Y.F. Low

Taipei, Feb. 15 (CNA) The national flag was being flown at half-mast at

The Executive Yuan (left) and the Presidential Office.

The Executive Yuan (left) and the Presidential Office.

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]

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