Earthquake off Taiwan’s east coast shakes Taipei

Taiwan's Central Weather Bureau said the magnitude 5.9 quake struck at a depth of 106 kilometers (66 miles). There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties. An Associated Press journalist ... ( read original story ...)

Manila kidnap victim freed, TECO says

A Taiwanese man was allegedly kidnapped and held for two days without food or water after arriving in the Philippines for a job in the gambling industry, the Taipei Economic and ... bank accounts and ... ( read original story ...)