Monthly Archives: August 2009

Puli pilot and emergency rescue hero in NYTimes

Old-time Puli pilot in the news for his role rescuing trapped villagers down in Pingtung. Ah Jun was very nearly killed in the 921 earthquake, his home literally falling down around his ears as he dragged his family to safety. … Continue reading

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Typhoon Morakot

Typhoon Morakot has departed, but the mess is now just becoming apparent. As much as two thirds of Pingtung County was under water at the height of the flooding. An incredible 2900mm fell on one area in Chiayi in just … Continue reading

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