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Taiwan developer detained over deadly quake building collapse

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Prosecutors said Yun Tsui's developer, surnamed Liu, was not licensed to oversee construction projects. The 12-storey residential building collapsed within eight seconds of the 6.4-magnitude earthquake which struck the tourist hotspot of Hualien on Feb 6.

Taipei

THE developer of a building in Taiwan that partially collapsed during an earthquake has been detained for negligent manslaughter with prosecutors saying the man was not licensed to oversee construction projects.

The lower floors of the 12-storey Yun Tsui residential building

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