Two Dead After Taiwan’s Largest and Most Advanced Research Vessel Sinks

Two people are reported dead and 43 have been rescued after the Taiwanese-flagged ocean research and survey vessel ‘Ocean Researcher V’ sank Friday night off the southwest coast of Taiwan. The report adds the ship sank Friday night just after 8 p.m. in the vicinity of the Penghu Islands, located in the Taiwan Strait between Taiwan and the China mainland.  The area was likely experiencing weather related to Typhoon Vangfong just to the east. Read the rest here 22:35

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