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Taiwan Charges 5 with Negligence after Deadly Earthquake

Prosecutors in Taiwan charged five people Thursday with professional negligence for their role in constructing a massive apartment tower that collapsed in a February earthquake and killed more than 100 people. The prosecutor’s office in Tainan, the city worst hit by the February 6 quake, filed charges against the developer, the head of his design department, two architects and an engineering technician. Investigators found they had played a part in the construction of Weiguan Jinlong, a...

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