Showing posts with label Hong Kong. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Hong Kong. Show all posts

Friday, July 20, 2018

Hong Kong launches 'plastic-free beaches' campaign

Hong Kong Plastic-free beaches
China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Thursday launched "plastic-free beaches" campaign, calling on people to cut down the use of disposable plastic tableware on beaches to protect the ocean environment.

Thursday, August 24, 2017

16 dead, more than 500 injured as Typhoon Hato batters South China

Typhoon Hato batters South China
At least 16 people have been killed and 500 more injured after the strongest typhoon of the year, Typhoon Hato, made landfall in southern China on Wednesday.

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

3 dead as Typhoon Hato hits Macau, Hong Kong

3 dead as Typhoon Hato hits Macau, Hong Kong
The Chinese resort city of Macau reported three deaths and numerous power outages after Typhoon Hato struck the island with gale-force winds.

Tuesday, August 08, 2017

Two more Hong Kong beaches closed after palm oil spill, bringing total to 13

Two more Hong Kong beaches closed after palm oil spill
Two more Hong Kong beaches have been closed due to the regional palm oil spill as environmental officials revealed that 1,000 tonnes of oil fell into the water following a ship collision in the Pearl River estuary last Thursday.

Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Key component of world's longest cross-sea bridge installed (video)

Chinese engineers installed a 6,000-ton key structure of the world's longest cross-sea bridge linking Hong Kong, Zhuhai and Macao.

Saturday, December 31, 2016

Ivory Trade in China to Be Fully Prohibited in Coming Year

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China will introduce a nation-wide ban on the sale of ivory items and will prohibit ivory processing by the end of next year, the country’s State Council said.

Monday, August 01, 2016

More than 100 Hong Kong, China flights cancelled as typhoon Nida approaches

Hong Kong and southern China hunkered down today as Typhoon Nida swirled towards the region, with hundreds of flights cancelled, schools closed and ferries halted.

Saturday, August 08, 2015

At 36 Celsius, Hong Kong swelters on its hottest day in history

Hong Kong on Saturday recorded its hottest day since authorities began taking temperature readings 130 years ago, due to the influence of a nearby typhoon.

Saturday, September 21, 2013

China issues alert for super typhoon Usagi. (1+1 video fr)

China’s meteorological authority has issued an alert for super typhoon Usagi that is expected to hit the country’s southern coast. 

Usagi was upgraded to a super typhoon at around 5 p.m. Beijing time on Thursday. This is the strongest classification for a Typhoon. 

EL News