Hualien


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Hualien

or

Hua-lien

(hwä`lyĕn`), city (2010 pop. 97,701), E central Taiwan. One of Taiwan's most important international ports, it is a market for local agricultural products. It is located in a volcanic region and is susceptible to earthquakes.
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4-magnitude earthquake that struck Hualien, Taiwan, on February 6, will receive a total of NTD$1.
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Jayson, 25, said his sister had made friends and had good relations with customers who bought her beauty products and jewelry online, an enterprise she started to augment her salary as a caregiver for a Japanese couple in Hualien.
A seriously injured patient remained critical in a Hualien hospital, CEOC said early Saturday.
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Scores of aftershocks hampered rescue efforts on Thursday as emergency personnel combed through collapsed buildings in search of survivors after a powerful earthquake killed at least 10 people near Taiwan's popular tourist city of Hualien.
Videos and photos show several buildings in the worst-hit Hualien county leaning at sharp angles, their lowest floors crushed into mangled heaps of debris.
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With the latest find, the quake's death toll has risen to nine, with the injury list at 265 while 62 others remained unaccounted for, according to Hualien County's Emergency Operations Center.
4-magnitude tremor in Taiwan's Hualien City on Tuesday.
4 magnitude earthquake occurred near the Taiwan city of Hualien, trapping people under rubble and collapsing several buildings.
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