Topic: Typhoon Morakot
Typhoon Nanmadol struck Taiwan Monday. The island, chastened by poor response to a 2009 typhoon, has strengthened infrastructure and improved evacuation and preparation measures.
08/29/2011 11:02 am
Typhoon Fanapi was the first major storm to strike the island this year and the 11th typhoon to hit China.
09/20/2010 03:48 pm
The former president will likely appeal the decision in what local media have dubbed the trial of the century.
09/11/2009 01:00 am
President has been battered by poor handling of typhoon Morakot. His government's focus on good relations with China is unlikely to change.
09/10/2009 01:00 am
The Tibetan leader said his visit to comfort typhoon survivors was purely humanitarian. But will his visit harm China-Taiwan ties?
08/31/2009 01:00 am
Beijing, which vilifies the Tibetan spiritual leader, criticized the move. But the invitation may temper the wrath of southern Taiwanese, who lambasted Ma's handling of the typhoon.
08/27/2009 01:00 am
Officials say Washington did not notify Beijing before quietly dispatching an amphibious ship and aircraft to provide humanitarian aid.
08/19/2009 01:00 am
Critics say Typhoon Morakot is Ma Ying-jeou's Hurricane Katrina. He has been faulted for weak leadership in dealing with a devastating storm that killed at least 127, with hundreds still missing.
08/18/2009 01:00 am
Taiwan deploys more troops to rescue thousands stranded by floodwaters as public anger grows over the fate of the missing.
08/13/2009 01:00 am
Villagers were being ferried to safety Wednesday, though heavy rains disrupted rescue efforts. A three-man crew died Tuesday when their helicopter crashed.
08/12/2009 01:00 am