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Taiwanese in SoCal closely following news of Tainan quake




Monks pray near a list of the patients near a collapsed building on Sunday in Tainan, Taiwan.
Monks pray near a list of the patients near a collapsed building on Sunday in Tainan, Taiwan.
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An eight-year-old girl was among at least four survivors rescued today from a high-rise apartment building in Taiwan.

A 6.4-magnitude quake hit Saturday, killing at least 38 people in Tainan city in the southern part of the country.

While authorities have rescued more than 170 people, more than 100 are still believed to be under the debris.

In Southern California, home to the largest community of Taiwanese living in the U.S., relatives and friends are following the news of the rescue effort closely.

Pei-te Lien, professor of Political Science at UC Santa Barbara, joined Take Two to discuss the response to the quake from the Taiwanese community in Southern California. 



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