Water park explosion top Yahoo Kimo news story of year

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2015/12/22
By: Jeffrey Wu and Christie Chen

Taipei, Dec. 22 (CNA) A fiery explosion that claimed 15 lives and 201512220040t0001injured hundreds at the Formosa Fun Coast Water Park in New Taipei in June has been selected by web portal Yahoo Kimo as Taiwan’s top news event of 2015.

The Yahoo Kimo News App released its list of the year’s top 10 news stories Tuesday, with second place going to the historic meeting between President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) and Chinese President Xi Jinping (習近平) in November.

Third place went to the adulterated cooking oil scandal involving Ting Hsin International Group (頂新集團), in which group executives were acquitted by a district court in November due to a lack of evidence.     [FULL  STORY]

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