Typhoon hits China`s Hainan after shutting down Hong Kong

A powerful typhoon slammed into China`s Hainan island on Tuesday after sweeping past Hong Kong where it disrupted flights and forced the closure of the stock market and container ports.

Super typhoon Rammasun hits southern China, kills one

One person was killed as the strongest typhoon to hit southern Chinese island of Hainan in 40 years made landfall today, after claiming 64 lives and leaving a trail of destruction in neighbouring Philippines.

``Armed men` intercept fishermen in South China Sea`

Contact has been lost with 11 fishermen in the South China Sea after they were intercepted by "armed men", China`s state news agency Xinhua reported on Wednesday.

Bos scores his fifth stage win in Tour of Hainan

Dutch rider Theo Bos from Belkin-Pro Cycling braved the downhill to clock 5:13.57 to score his fifth win in stage 7 of Tour of Hainan cycling race here Saturday.

China`s President visits key southern naval base

China`s territorial claims in the South China Sea overlap with Vietnam, the Philippines and others.

China`s Hainan could be part of surfing network

China`s Hainan province could share a greater slice of the USD 131 billion global surfing industry by becoming part of the international surfing network, an Australian researcher said on Wednesday at a meeting of World Surf Cities Network here.

`China’s passport issue raises tension in region`

The United States is concerned about the map which is causing tension and anxiety between and among the states in the South China Sea.

Typhoon Kai-Tak causes havoc in China

Thousands of passengers were stranded at airports in China with transport services being suspended as Typhoon Kai-Tak battered southern regions.

Pak working to improve ties with India: Gilani

Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani said Pakistan is working to bring improvement in international relations including India.

Pakistan to buy power from Iran: Gilani

Yousuf Raza Gilani said Pakistan was also interested in buying oil and gas from Iran.