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Second storm hits Hong Kong and Macau amid typhoon recovery

Second storm hits Hong Kong and Macau amid typhoon recovery

Both cities raised a Typhoon 8 signal — the third-highest warning level — early Sunday morning as severe tropical storm "Pakhar" made landfall in the region, where emergency workers were still battling to repair Wednesday`s damage.

Aug 27, 2017, 11:27 AM IST

Typhoon leaves 12 dead after lashing Macau, Hong Kong

The death toll from Severe Typhoon Hato rose to at least 12 on Thursday after the storm left a trail of destruction across southern China and battered Hong Kong skyscrapers.

Aug 24, 2017, 08:26 AM IST

Four dead as typhoon smashes into Macau and Hong Kong

More than 400 flights were cancelled, with flag carrier Cathay Pacific axing most of its departures until 5:00 pm.

Aug 23, 2017, 16:42 PM IST
Typhoon Hato batters Hong Kong, south China, streets flooded, flights cancelled

Typhoon Hato batters Hong Kong, south China, streets flooded, flights cancelled

Typhoon Hato, a maximum category 10 storm, slammed into Hong Kong on Wednesday lashing the Asian financial hub with wind and rain that uprooted trees and forced most businesses to close, while in some places big waves flooded seaside streets.

Aug 23, 2017, 13:45 PM IST
US jury finds Macau billionaire guilty in UN bribery case

US jury finds Macau billionaire guilty in UN bribery case

Defense lawyers countered that Ng Lap Seng goals were consistent with the types of public-private partnerships that the United Nations favors, and that other diplomats abused Ng`s trust.

Jul 28, 2017, 09:24 AM IST

Philippine police arrest 43 foreigners for kidnap of Singapore woman

Police said the gang, including people from China and Southeast Asia, was believed to be a loan-shark syndicate targeting foreign high-rollers, with 11 similar cases reported since 2015.

Jul 20, 2017, 14:48 PM IST

Macau launches facial recognition checks at ATMs

Semi-autonomous Macau has already taken steps to help stop cash flows from the mainland as Beijing seeks to curb capital flight due to a struggling yuan.

May 08, 2017, 16:37 PM IST
What an engineering marvel! China is building world's longest sea crossing - Here's its AMAZING VIDEO

What an engineering marvel! China is building world's longest sea crossing - Here's its AMAZING VIDEO

In yet another engineering marvel, China is building a 50-km bridge to Hong Kong.

Apr 25, 2017, 21:53 PM IST

China says Taiwan man investigated for harming national security

Relations between Beijing and Taiwan have worsened in the past year, largely because Beijing distrusts the Democratic Progressive Party, which took power last year.

Mar 29, 2017, 09:03 AM IST

China slams US election `farce` in annual rights report

Beijing on Thursday accused American politicians of corruption and hypocrisy in its yearly rebuttal to US criticisms of China`s human rights record, saving an extra heaping of invective for the country`s divisive presidential race.

Mar 09, 2017, 16:35 PM IST

Kim Jong-Nam's relatives under protection in Macau: Report

The relatives of Kim Jong-Nam, the estranged half-brother of North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Un, have been placed under protection in Macau after his murder in Malaysia, according to a media report.

Feb 17, 2017, 18:23 PM IST