Then once in a while, you're reminded of the danger only a plane flight away, one of the most brutal, ruthless, corrupt murderous, militaristic and amoral dictatorships in the world. And I don't mean the US, that's in the other direction.
Northern Taiwan traffic to be halted in Monday's air defense drill
An annual air defense drill during which people are required to stay indoors and traffic controls are imposed will be held in seven cities and counties in northern Taiwan on Monday, the National Police Agency (NPA) said Saturday.
The Wanan drill will be held in Taipei, New Taipei, Keelung, Taoyuan and Hsinchu cities and Yilan and Hsinchu counties between 1:30 p.m. and 2 p.m. on April 18.
The agency said that during the 30-minute period, those who are at home should shut their doors and windows and turn off the electricity and natural gas lines.