Hi guest, Register | Login | Contact Us
Welcome to Phayul.com - Our News Your Views
Fri 22, Jun 2018 11:15 AM (IST)
Search:     powered by Google
Watch CONIFA World Football Cup 2018
 MENU
Home
News
Photo News
Opinions
Statements &
Press Releases

Book Reviews
Movie Reviews
Interviews
Travels
Health
Obituaries
News Discussions
News Archives
Download photos from Tibet
 Latest Stories
CTA organizes ‘World Yoga day’ celebration in Dharamshala
Play on Tibetan refugees shut in Nepal after government pressure
Tibetan language rights advocate Tashi Wangchuk appeals against 5-year prison term
Dalai Lama returns to Dharamshala after visit to Baltic States
UN High Commissioner for HR dismayed over China’s refusal to give “unfettered access” into Tibet
Tibetan President tells Canada not to put trade above human rights
No favorite team in football World Cup, says Dalai Lama
Swedish court sentences Tibetan man to 22 months in jail for espionage
Organizations, WeChat groups object to MP Yarphel's inclusion in Tibetan parliamentary delegation to Canada
Tibetan President, parliamentary delegation attend ‘Thank you Canada’ event
 Latest Photo News
His Holiness the Dalai Lama talking to media persons on his arrival at Vilnius, Lithuania. June 12, 2018, Photo: Tenzin Choejor/OHHDL
His Holiness the Dalai Lama attending the 100,000 prayer offering to Guru Padmasambhava at the Main Tibetan Temple in Dharamsala, HP, India on May 24, 2018. OHHDL Photo
Players and staff of the Tibetan national football team listen to His Holiness the Dalai Lama during a special audience. The team will participate in the CONIFA world cup in London, May 18, 2018 Photo:OHHDL
more photos »
Advertisement
Dalai Lama expresses sadness over Taiwan quake
Phayul[Thursday, February 08, 2018 09:27]
A building teetered Wednesday after its first floor collapsed in an earthquake in Hualien, in Taiwan’s east. Credit Central News Agency, via Associated Press
A building teetered Wednesday after its first floor collapsed in an earthquake in Hualien, in Taiwan’s east. Credit Central News Agency, via Associated Press
DHARAMSHALA, Feb 8: The Tibetan leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama has expressed his sadness over the loss of life and devastation caused by a massive earth quake in Taiwan.

In a letter to Taiwanese President Ms. Tsai Ing-wen, the Tibetan leader wrote, "I understand that every effort is being made to rescue the injured and provide relief to those affected by this tragedy,” he added. “I offer condolences to Your Excellency and to the families who have lost loved ones.”

The magnitude-6.4 quake struck at 11:50 p.m. Tuesday and was centered 14 miles northeast of the coastal city of Hualien. The shaking was felt across Taiwan, but in Hualien the force was disastrous, collapsing walls and leaving buildings resting at alarming angles.
Print Send Bookmark and Share
  Readers' Comments »
Be the first to comment on this article

 Other Stories
Tibetan President in South Africa on maiden visit
Dalai Lama expresses sadness over Taiwan quake
Advertisement
Advertisement
Photo Galleries
Advertisement
Phayul.com does not endorse the advertisements placed on the site. It does not have any control over the google ads. Please send the URL of the ads if found objectionable to editor@phayul.com
Copyright © 2004-2018 Phayul.com   feedback | advertise | contact us
Powered by Lateng Online
Advertisement