Latest South China Sea Stories

2009-11-02 13:58:46

Mirinae (Santi) caused 12 hours of flooding rains in the Philippines when it crossed the northern Luzon region over the weekend.

2009-10-05 15:04:29

Two instruments on NASA's Aqua satellite captured views of Tropical Storm Parma early today, October 5, while it was almost stationary in the Luzon Strait and it appears that it will sit there for several days.

2009-09-03 07:00:00

BOXBOROUGH, Mass. and HONG KONG, Sept. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Crossbeam Systems, Inc. today announced that it has expanded its presence in Hong Kong and hired industry veteran Marcos Ong to support the growing demand for its X-Series Next Generation Security Platform.

2009-09-01 09:17:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite the recession, the New York based quick serve restaurant Just Salad has more than doubled its size in the last eight months by adding two new locations in both Manhattan and Hong Kong.

2009-05-19 08:00:00

HONG KONG, May 19 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- VODone Limited ("VODone" or the "Group", Hong Kong Stock code: 0082) is pleased to announce that it has launched an internet financial video broadcasting program named "Stock, Stock? Stock!" which features experts' analysis on China and Hong Kong stock markets, thus becoming the first internet new media in China to provide a real-time interactive online program on Hong Kong stocks. Public concern and enthusiasm for the stock market remain intact...

2009-01-13 14:04:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hong Kong has been ranked as the world's freest economy for the 15th consecutive year in the 2009 Index of Economic Freedom, jointly published by The Heritage Foundation and The Wall Street Journal.

2008-10-22 14:15:00

Hong Kong, one of the world's most densely built-up and populated metropolises, is under pressure from green groups to curb its energy use from neon signs and lighted advertising.

2008-09-18 15:00:18

According to news.gov.hk: About $130.8-billion worth of Hong Kong's total exports to the Mainland in the second quarter were for outward processing, up 8% on the same period last year, the Census & Statistics Department says.

2008-09-16 12:00:21

Text of report by Hong Kong newspaper Ta Kung Pao website on 15 September [Article by Yi Hsiung: "Both Sides of Taiwan Strait Join Hands in Exploiting Diaoyu Islands' Resources"] A few days ago two major energy enterprises in the mainland and Taiwan decided to join hands in prospecting for and exploiting oil and gas resources in China's Diaoyu Islands waters.

2008-09-07 06:00:07

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) [Xinhua: "Chinese Mainland Issues New Policies To Ease Cross- Strait Travel"] XIAMEN, Sept.

Word of the Day
  • A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.
The word 'taphephobia' comes from Greek roots meaning 'burial' and 'fear'.