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    Typhoon lashes south China after killing 28 in Philippines

    Published on 16/09/2018

    » HONG KONG: Typhoon Mangkhut barrelled into southern China on Sunday after lashing the northern Philippines with strong winds and heavy rain that left at least 28 dead from landslides and drownings.

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    Typhoon kills 11 in Japan, Kansai airport flooded

    Published on 05/09/2018

    » TOKYO: A powerful typhoon killed at least 11 people in western Japan and an airport company had to transfer some 3,000 stranded passengers by boats, public broadcaster NHK reported on Wednesday. More than a million homes were without power.

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    Typhoon Soudelor approaches Taiwan

    Published on 07/08/2015

    » TAIPEI — Taiwan was preparing Friday for Typhoon Soudelor, which was expected to bring strong winds and heavy rains to the island later in the day.

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    Typhoon downgraded as it hits Philippines

    Published on 05/04/2015

    » MANILA — Typhoon Maysak was downgraded to a tropical depression and made landfall in the Philippines Sunday, forecasters said, easing fears after thousands of residents were evacuated from remote coastal communities to avoid potentially dangerous storm surge.

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    Flights grounded ahead of typhoon

    Published on 06/12/2014

    » MANILA — Haunted by Typhoon Haiyan's massive devastation last year, more than 600,000 people fled Philippine villages and the military went on full alert Saturday to brace for a powerful storm only hours away from the country's eastern coast.

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    Philippines braces for erratic typhoon

    Published on 05/12/2014

    » MANILA — A wide swathe of the Philippines, including the capital Manila, braced Friday for a dangerously erratic and powerful typhoon approaching from the Pacific, about a year after the country was lashed by Typhoon Haiyan that left more than 7,300 people dead.

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    Typhoon slams into eastern Philippines

    Published on 07/12/2014

    » LEGAZPI, Philippines - Typhoon Hagupit slammed into the central Philippines' east coast late Saturday, knocking out power and toppling trees in a region where 650,000 people have fled to safety, still haunted by the massive death and destruction wrought by a monster storm last year.

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    Typhoon hits Hainan, heads to Vietnam

    Published on 16/09/2014

    » BEIJING — A typhoon struck China's southernmost island of Hainan on Tuesday, forcing the cancellation of dozens of flights as it headed northwest towards Vietnam.

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    Vietnam prepares for Haiyan

    Published on 09/11/2013

    » HANOI - More than 200,000 people crammed into storm shelters in Vietnam and soldiers helped reinforce vulnerable homes as a super typhoon bore down on the country after leaving a deadly trail of devastation in the Philippines.

  • OPINION

    Land of the unfree

    News, Published on 19/09/2018

    » Re: "Time to lift rights bans", (Editorial, Sept 17).

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