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Latest South China Sea Stories

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2010-10-20 13:41:55

Three NASA satellites are keeping tabs on Typhoon Megi and noticed that it was strengthening in the South China Sea today, but increasing wind shear may again weaken the system over the next couple of days.

2010-08-12 21:14:00

HONG KONG, Aug. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Hong Kong Aviation Capital ('HKAC'), a leading investor in global aviation finance, announced today that Rick Macker has been appointed Head of Capital Markets. Rick commenced his employment with HKAC this week and is based in the company's London office.

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2010-07-14 14:28:38

NASA satellite imagery confirmed that Tropical Storm Conson is departing the Philippines and is almost entirely in the South China Sea.

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2010-07-14 06:36:14

Tropical Storm Conson became a typhoon overnight Monday with maximum sustained winds near 75 mph, and NASA's Aqua satellite captured an image of the storm as it was making landfall in Luzon, the Philippines.

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2010-06-29 13:15:00

Finless porpoises may be more endangered than previously thought.

2010-04-28 08:22:00

BEIJING, April 28 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Distance Education Holdings Limited (NYSE: DL) ("CDEL" or "the Company"), a leading provider of online education in China focusing on professional education, today announced that it will release unaudited financial results for the second quarter 2010 before the US market open on Monday, May 17, 2010.

2010-03-29 09:00:00

HONG KONG, March 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Pingar, the New Zealand-tech company that has developed the next generation 'intelligent' search engine, announced today in Hong Kong that it is creating a Chinese-language version of the Pingar search platform. Pingar also unveiled plans to open an office in Silicon Valley, CA, in the second half of 2010.

2010-03-08 16:00:00

HONG KONG and SYDNEY, March 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Hong Kong Aviation Company ("HKAC"), a leading investor in global aviation finance, announced today that Mathis Shinnick has been appointed Chief Executive Officer. Mr.

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2010-02-25 07:40:03

Scientists at the University of Rhode Island are gaining new insight into the mechanisms that generate huge, steep underwater waves that occur between layers of warm and cold water in coastal regions of the world's oceans.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.