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HONG KONG | The Latest: Searchers dig in soaked Philippine mining area

HONG KONG— The Latest on Typhoon Mangkhut (all times local): 9 a.m. Rescuers are resuming work to find people feared trapped by a landslide in a Philippine gold-mining area that was pounded by wind and rain from Typhoon Mangkhut. The workers used pikes and shovels to dig into the mud Monday morning, with the use … Continue reading HONG KONG | The Latest: Searchers dig in soaked Philippine mining area

HONG KONG | The Latest: 2 dead after typhoon slams into southern China

HONG KONG— The Latest on Typhoon Mangkhut (all times local): 10:25 p.m. A Chinese state broadcaster says Typhoon Mangkhut has left at least two people dead after the massive storm slammed into southern China’s Guangdong province. China Central Television also says the typhoon has triggered storm surges as high as 3 meters (10 feet). Fifteen … Continue reading HONG KONG | The Latest: 2 dead after typhoon slams into southern China

HONG KONG | Typhoon lashes south China after killing 36 in Philippines

HONG KONG  — Typhoon Mangkhut barreled into southern China on Sunday after lashing the northern Philippines with strong winds and heavy rain that left at least 36 people dead and dozens more feared buried in a landslide. More than 2.4 million people had been relocated in southern China’s Guangdong province by Sunday evening to flee … Continue reading HONG KONG | Typhoon lashes south China after killing 36 in Philippines

TUGUEGARAO, Philippines | Philippines checking typhoon’s damage, casualties amid rains

TUGUEGARAO, Philippines— Philippine officials were assessing damage and checking on possible casualties as Typhoon Mangkhut on Saturday pummeled the northern breadbasket with ferocious wind and rain that set off landslides, damaged an airport terminal and ripped off tin roofs. There are no immediate deaths reported but Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said officials in northeastern Cagayan … Continue reading TUGUEGARAO, Philippines | Philippines checking typhoon’s damage, casualties amid rains

MANILA, Philippines | The Latest: Hong Kong, southern China brace for typhoon

MANILA, Philippines — The Latest on Typhoon Mangkhut hitting the Philippines (all times local): 12 noon: Southern China is bracing for Typhoon Mangkhut, which is currently pummeling the northern Philippines, by halting ferry services, evacuating tens of thousands of fishermen and sending boats back to port. In Fujian province, 51,000 people were evacuated from fishing … Continue reading MANILA, Philippines | The Latest: Hong Kong, southern China brace for typhoon

WASHINGTON | Trump tells Commerce Department to help Chinese company

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Sunday he has instructed his Commerce Department to help get a Chinese telecommunications company “back into business” after the U.S. government cut off access to its American suppliers. At issue is that department’s move last month to block the ZTE Corp., a major supplier of telecoms networks and … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump tells Commerce Department to help Chinese company