Villagers were being ferried to safety Wednesday, though heavy rains disrupted rescue efforts. A three-man crew died Tuesday when their helicopter crashed.
The longtime rivals signed deals Sunday on boosting cross-strait flights, joint-crime fighting, and financial cooperation, but steered clear of politics.
Taiwan watches as Asian neighbors ink trade deals, lower tarrifs, and get access to Chinese loans for growth.
Both presidential hopefuls in Saturday's election want to boost economic relations.
Father Bruno Ciceri offers them shelter, helps them get jobs – and tries to lift the consciousness of a nation.