Government to offer 'consolation money' to earthquake victims

02/07/2018 03:26 PM
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Taipei, Feb. 7 (CNA) Premier Lai Ching-te (賴清德) said Wednesday that the central government will pay "consolation money" of NT$800,000 (US$23,369) to the families of those who lost their lives and NT$250,000 to each person severely injured in the magnitude 6 earthquake that hit Hualien County in eastern Taiwan late Tuesday.

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