Latest Typhoon Fengshen Stories

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.

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.

2008-10-06 09:00:41

Toxic chemicals retrieved from capsized Philippine ferry MANILA, Oct. 5 (Xinhua) -- Four hundred and two barrels of toxic chemical endosulfan have been recovered from the capsized ferry MV Princess of Stars more than 100 days after it sank off in central Philippines.

2008-09-25 09:00:36

Typhoon Hagupit forces airlines cancel trips to Hong Kong MANILA, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- At least four airlines on Wednesday canceled seven scheduled flights from Manila to Hong Kong as Typhoon Hagupit moves to hit Hong Kong after battling the Philippines.

2008-08-22 03:00:23

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) GUANGZHOU, Aug. 22 (Xinhua) - South China's Guangdong Province on Friday initiated a Class-I response to Typhoon Nuri, the 12th tropical storm this year.

2008-08-05 09:00:38

Philippines warned against environmental disaster for ferry capsizal MANILA, Aug.

2008-07-01 09:00:35

Text of report by Spanish newspaper ABC website, on 1 July Zaragoza: Just a few metres separate the pavilion of the Non- Governmental Organizations (NGOs) and that of China at the Expo site in Zaragoza, but the distance between their messages is enormous.

2008-06-25 09:02:31

By JIM GOMEZ By Jim Gomez The Associated Press SAN FERNANDO, Philippines A Coast Guard diver searching for survivors Tuesday inside a ferry that capsized in a typhoon found bodies and a bit of comfort - a plastic rosary floating in the water. Lt. Cmdr.

2008-06-25 06:02:24

By Carlos H. Conde What Rodel Laborte could not forget was the screaming of his fellow passengers. As the strong waves and wind tossed around the 24,000-ton ferry - "like a paper boat," he said - pandemonium broke out.

2008-06-24 09:02:24

By Kathy Marks For five hours, Jessie Buot swam through mountainous seas and torrential rain, until he reached dry land. He was the one of the fortunate ones. Most of the 862 passengers and crew aboard a ferry that capsized in a typhoon in the central Philippines are believed to have perished.

Word of the Day
  • The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.
The word 'gubbings' is a variant of the word 'gobbon', meaning 'a portion, gobbet.'