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  1. News - China - TAIWAN

    Taiwan’s Mainland Affairs Council urges end to speculation over official’s alleged China leaks

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 07:32pm by Lawrence Chung in Taipei lawrence.chung@scmp.com

    ... Ying-jeou for questioning over his role in case Taiwan’s Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) called on local media today to stop speculating about an ongoing inquiry into alleged leaks of classified ... Hsien-yao, had resigned, pending an investigation into whether he had leaked secrets. As the council failed to reveal what exactly Chang had done that had led to the investigation, speculation ...

  2. News - China - TAIWAN

    Kaohsiung evacuates residents over fresh gas leak at blast site

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 02:02pm by Agence France-Presse in Taipei

    ... Agence France-Presse in Taipei Taiwanese authorities seal off two roads after a new gas leak is detected in the area where 30 people lost their lives in devastating explosions last week Authorities in Taiwan’s second largest city on Friday sealed off two streets and evacuated residents over a fresh gas leak at the same site of last week’s fatal explosions. The massive gas blasts ...

  3. News - China - TAIWAN

    Kaohsiung residents outraged at ‘slow response’ to gas leaks

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 11:44pm by Lawrence Chung, CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... outraged at 'slow response' to gas leaks Angry residents of Kaohsiung accused the Taiwanese authorities of acting too slowly to prevent a series of gas explosions that killed and injured more than 300. Some relatives of victims accused officials of reacting slowly to complaints about gas leaks that were reported more than three hours before the first blast. At least 26 people ...

  4. News - China - TAIWAN

    Economy minister Chang Chia-juch offers to quit over deadly Kaohsiung gas blasts

    Posted Aug 09th 2014, 04:15am by Bloomberg and Keira Lu Huang

    ... the resignation. Meanwhile, the authorities in Kaohsiung sealed off two streets and evacuated residents yesterday following reports of a fresh leak at the site of the fatal explosions. Chen Chin-der, head ... by the government to cut the gas supply to the pipeline believed to be the source of the leak. The evacuation order was later lifted after the leak was reduced to a negligible level. Additional reporting ...

  5. News - China - TAIWAN

    ‘I only followed instructions’: Sacked Taiwan official denies charges of spying for Beijing

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 02:39pm by AFP

    ... has rejected allegations he was spying for mainland China, after he was forced to step down over suspicions of leaking secrets. Chang Hsien-yao, ex-deputy minister at Taiwan's Mainland Affairs Council, resigned last week and has been put under investigation over suspicions of leaking confidential work-related information, according to the council. Taiwan's United Daily News ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - TAIWAN

    Gas explosion like in Taiwan unlikely here, Hong Kong experts say

    Posted Aug 02nd 2014, 03:38am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... of the gases that exploded in Kaohsiung early yesterday and an inability to identify the source of the leak might be part of the reasons why they caused so much damage. Vincent Chow Hau-keung, ... the latest incident." The leaked gases in Kaohsiung were thought to be propene and ethylene, which were mainly used in industry and were often moved in large volume or under high pressure, Chow ...

  7. News - China - TAIWAN

    Taiwan-mainland affairs official sacked for ‘national security breach’

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 04:09pm by Agencies in Taipei and Zhuang Pinghui

    ... on the island suggested that Chang might have leaked classified information in negotiations with the mainland. The United Daily News quoted an unnamed government official as saying that the investigation could be connected with "leaking secrets", including the Taiwanese government's bottom line in talks with Beijing. Observers said Chang's removal could complicate ...

  8. News - China - TAIWAN

    Rescuers search for survivors in Kaohsiung after series of deadly gas explosions

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 04:53pm

    ... Lawrence Chung lawrence.chung@scmp.com Government orders investigation into source of leaks that caused 25 deaths and injured 259 more Taiwan’s rescuers today used life sign detectors ... The explosions, believed to be caused by a leak of propylene, a petrochemical material, first struck a street in the busy Cianzhen district in the island’s second largest city, ripping off ditch covers ...

  9. News - China - TAIWAN

    Taiwan's cabinet accepts minister's resignation over Kaohsiung gas blasts

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 05:27am by Reuters

    ... it had been caused by a leak of propylene gas, used in the production of plastics. "[The resignation] is not great for sentiment, but the real impact isn't that big," said Chu ...

  10. News - China - TAIWAN

    Taiwan President orders island-wide pipeline check after deadly Kaohsiung explosions

    Posted Aug 02nd 2014, 02:09pm by Ada Lee, Minnie Chan

    ... of its pipelines, and that propylene, used in the production of plastic and fabrics, had leaked from its network and caused the blasts. The death toll climbed to 28 yesterday after rescuers found ... Protection Bureau, told the Central News Agency that the bureau had confirmed the explosions were caused by a major propylene leak. Investigators had found pressure in LCY's pipe system used ...




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