Taiwan’s President Faces Anger Over Storm Response

From New York Times: Flags are flying at half-staff during three days of national mourning to honor those killed by Typhoon Morakot two weeks ago. But anger, not sadness, remains the prevailing sentiment across Taiwan as...

Taiwan Begins 3-day Mourning Period After Typhoon

From AP: Taiwan began a three-day mourning period to remember the victims of Typhoon Morakot on Saturday, two weeks after the island’s worst weather disaster in 50 years devastated its mountainous south. The storm took at...

Terrifying Ride to Safety for Survivors in Taiwan

From New York Times: The road that wends through the storm-battered mountains of Kaohsiung County comes to an end at a breathtaking abyss. On the south side of the road, Provincial Highway 27, there are hot meals, the succor of...

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