A powerful earthquake topples buildings in southern Taiwan, triggering frantic efforts to rescue those feared trapped.
At least two people are dead and 100 more feared trapped following the collapse of a 17-story building in Taiwan, after a 6.4-magnitude quake shook the island.
The CTF HOKO shopping mall, operated by a joint venture led by Hong Kong jewellery giant Chow Tai Fook Group, stands in the heart of the Qianhai free-trade zone, about a 30-minute drive from downtown Shenzhen. Qianhai, along with other six regions, are the first batch of pilot projects to reduce taxes charged for imported goods.
The initiative is part of an attempt by the Chinese government to shift the nation’s economy from an export and investment-driven model to a consumption-driven model. It has been gradually relaxing its consumption related taxes in the past two years.
A sea lion pup is found sitting at a booth in a San Diego restaurant, prompting a call to SeaWorld for help.