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  1. News - Hong Kong - WEATHER

    Tourists use picture perfect billboard as pollution mars Hong Kong harbour views

    Posted Aug 23rd 2013, 12:00am by ANDREA CHEN AND AMY NIP

    ... Andrea Chen and Amy Nip Billboard offers picture perfect harbour views A hoarding showing Hong Kong's skyline has become a surprising hit among tourists over the past few days as a soupy haze envelops Victoria Harbour. The billboard, erected by the Architectural Services Department to cover a construction site on the Avenue of Stars, features photos of the harbour ...

  2. News - China

    Second snowfall in Beijing fails to clear air for Lantern Festival

    Posted Feb 13th 2014, 07:50pm by LAURA ZHOU

    ... protective measures and avoid outdoor activities. Beijing residents welcomed the return of clear skies after its first snowfall of the winter season a week ago on February 7, when the air quality ...

  3. News - Asia - TYPHOON

    Philippines Typhoon Haiyan death toll exceeds 10,000 as rescue effort continues

    Posted Nov 10th 2013, 10:06am by AFP

    ... that six sailors were missing from a Guangxi cargo ship after it was blown out to sea from a Sanya harbour. According to the online news portal of Haikou, Hainan province was hit by strong winds ...

  4. News - Asia

    Desperation in Tacloban, city at eye of storm, as food and water run short

    Posted Nov 11th 2013, 05:46am by AFP

    ... it was putting together resources to assist 1.2 million people, including food, hygiene kits, emergency shelter and protection. It asked for donations to be made at worldvision.org ...

  5. News - China - WEATHER

    Fujian, Zhejiang reel in wake of Typhoon Fitow

    Posted Oct 07th 2013, 08:27am by Agence France-Presse

    ... authorities told to prepare harbour facilities and sea walls for high tides. In Zhejiang more than 35,000 boats returned to harbour while in Fujian nearly 30,000 vessels were called back, according ...

  6. News - China - WEATHER

    Southeastern provinces evacuate coastal areas ahead of Fitow's fury

    Posted Oct 06th 2013, 01:43pm by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... down beach resorts and banned tourists from approaching shorelines, Xinhua reported. Fishing boats were urged to seek safe harbours - with about 3,600 having already returned to Wenzhou ...

  7. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Typhoon Wipha kills 17, but mostly spares Tokyo and nuclear power plant

    Posted Oct 16th 2013, 11:40am by Reuters

    ... no new problems at the plant, which is on the coast 220 kilometres north of Tokyo. The storm dumped heavy rain and it had to be pumped out of protective containers at the base of about 1,000 ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - WEATHER

    25 dead in China and chaos at Hong Kong airport in wake of Typhoon Usagi

    Posted Sep 23rd 2013, 02:42am by Phila Siu, Tanna Chong, He Huifeng

    ... news team crashed near the Cross Harbour Tunnel entrance in Wan Chai. A male driver and a male passenger were  hurt. They were taken to Ruttonjee Hospital with minor injuries. The deaths were ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - WEATHER

    Typhoon Usagi could be Hong Kong's strongest in 34 years

    Posted Sep 22nd 2013, 07:07pm by DANNY LEE

    ... claimed 138 lives, while 34 people went missing and more than 130 were injured. The typhoon made more than 70,000 people homeless. At its height, gusts inside Victoria Harbour reached 259km/h ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - WEATHER

    Hong Kong quickly returns to normal after storm warnings cancelled

    Posted Sep 23rd 2013, 08:55am by Staff Reporters

    ... around 9.30am, long queues of traffic have been stuck at the Cross-Harbour tunnel entrance in Hung Hom for about 1.5 hours and congestion did not seem to have eased up. Sharon Chan Pui-sze had ... additional travel time due to crowd management measures. This video sent in by reader Adrian Putra captures the howling winds near Harbour City in Tsim Sha Tsui on Sunday night.    The Hong Kong ...




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