Taiwan sends sympathy messages over deadly mudslide in Japan

National Jul 4, 2021

Taiwan sends sympathy messages over deadly mudslide in Japan

Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen sent her condolences over a large-scale mudslide that occurred in the city of Atami, Shizuoka Prefecture, on Saturday. "I offer my heartfelt sympathy" to those affected by the disaster, she wrote in Japanese on Twitter on Saturday night. "We are ready ...

Hiroshima evacuees start moving into temporary housing

National Aug 28, 2014

Hiroshima evacuees start moving into temporary housing

Residents of Hiroshima city who evacuated their homes after last week's deadly mudslides began moving into temporary housing on Thursday, with the municipal government scrambling to provide necessary support amid concern the relocation may be prolonged. While about 1,200 people remain in shelters following the ...