Want China Times
Taiwan president Ma Ying-jeou’s upcoming three-nation Latin America tour slated to
start Saturday would not be affected by Typhoon Chan-hom although a land warning for the typhoon was issued later Thursday, Presidential Office spokesman Charles Chen said.
Chen said that the government has to strike a balance between dealing with domestic and foreign affairs.
He said that Ma always attaches great importance to disaster prevention and preparedness and has directed the Executive Yuan to be well prepared for the coming typhoon. [FULL STORY]