Taiwan earthquake: Efforts need to be done to make old buildings earthquake-resilient

Emergency workers have found the bodies of the last two people missing after Tuesday's earthquake in eastern Taiwan. That brings the final death toll to 17. It could have been much higher if Taiwan had not strengthened its building regulations at the turn of the millennium. Still, as Rian Maelzer reports from Hualien, there is much work to do to make older buildings more resilient to earthquakes.

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