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Hong Kong likely to escape season's first super typhoon – but city will swelter

Hong Kong likely to escape season's first super typhoon – but city will swelter Observatory scientific officer Tam Yee-ting said there is "little chance" that Neoguri will hit Hong Kong as storms usually move along the edge of the subtropical ridge, which is off the coast of Japan and Taiwan. But Hong Kong will feel […]

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Typhoon warning: Is Hong Kong the epicentre of the next financial crisis?

Typhoon warning: Is Hong Kong the epicentre of the next financial crisis? The restaurants are fully booked, the shops are packed, the financial markets are booming. For Hong Kong things have, on the face of it, never been so good. “One country, two systems” has proved to be a good deal for the former British […]

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Philippine typhoon victims receive HK$2 million aid from Hong Kong

More than HK$ 2 million worth of aid, financed by Hong Kong’s Disaster Relief Fund, is being distributed in Philippine towns hit by Typhoon Haiyan. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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$4m set for typhoon victims

The Disaster Relief Fund Advisory Committee has approved $ 4.1 million for two relief agencies to undertake aid projects for typhoon victims in the Philippines.   Habitat for Humanity China has been allocated $ 2.46 million, and Operation Blessing Hong Kong $ 1.65 million.   The agencies must submit evaluation reports and audited accounts on […]

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Hong Kong's Filipino Community Reaches Out to Typhoon Survivors

Hong Kong's Filipino Community Reaches Out to Typhoon Survivors As the death toll from Supertyphoon Haiyan climbs, the Filipino community in Hong Kong is racing to establish contact with family members and organize aid for communities that have been leveled by the strongest storm to make landfall in more than two … Full News here – […]

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Filipino domestic helpers remit more to help rebuild after typhoon Haiyan

Filipinos working as domestic helpers will be sending more of their meagre wages home for years to come as their families rebuild homes and livelihoods devastated by Super Typhoon Haiyan, which struck the central Philippines last month. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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$12m set for typhoon victims

The Disaster Relief Fund Advisory Committee has approved $ 12.557 million in aid for Philippine typhoon victims.   Three grants – $ 7 million to World Vision, $ 3.5 million to Save the Children, and $ 2.057 million to the Amity Foundation – have been allocated.   The relief agencies must submit evaluation reports and […]

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Filipino typhoon survivors cheer Pacquiao triumph

TACLOBAN, Philippines (AP) — Thousands of Filipino survivors of Typhoon Haiyan erupted into wild cheers Sunday to celebrate their boxing icon Manny Pacquiao’s victory that gave them a brief respite from the enormous destruction and rebuilding that lies ahead. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Filipino typhoon survivors cheer Pacquiao triumph

TACLOBAN, Philippines (AP) — Thousands of survivors of Typhoon Haiyan erupted into wild cheers Sunday to celebrate Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao’s victory, giving them a brief respite from the enormous destruction that the storm brought to the Philippines. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Filipino typhoon survivors cheer Pacquiao triumph

TACLOBAN, Philippines (AP) — Thousands of survivors of Typhoon Haiyan erupted into wild cheers Sunday to celebrate Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao’s victory, giving them a brief respite from the enormous destruction that the storm brought to the Philippines. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Filipino typhoon survivors cheer Pacquiao triumph

TACLOBAN, Philippines (AP) — Thousands of Filipino survivors of Typhoon Haiyan erupted into wild cheers Sunday to celebrate their boxing icon Manny Pacquiao’s victory that gave them a brief respite from the enormous destruction and rebuilding that lies ahead. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Hong Kong's Filipino Community Reaches Out to Typhoon Survivors

Hong Kong's Filipino Community Reaches Out to Typhoon Survivors As the death toll from Supertyphoon Haiyan climbs, the Filipino community in Hong Kong is racing to establish contact with family members and organize aid for communities that have been leveled by the strongest storm to make landfall in more than two … Full News here – […]

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Hong Kong sends aid to Philippines typhoon Haiyan victims

Typhoon victims wait to be evacuated at the airport in Tacloban, on the eastern island of Leyte after Super Typhoon Haiyan swept over the Philippines. (AFP/Philippe … Full News here – Hong Kong News latest RSS headlines – Hong Kong News.net

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Typhoon highlights weak Philippine infrastructure

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Under a reforming president, the Philippines emerged as a rising economic star in Asia but the trail of death and destruction left by Typhoon Haiyan has highlighted a key weakness: fragile and patchy infrastructure after decades of neglect and c Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Gov’t to aid typhoon victims

Chief Executive CY Leung says the Government will seek Legislative Council approval on Friday for funds to aid typhoon victims in the Philippines.   Speaking to reporters today, Mr Leung said the proposed injection to the Disaster Relief Fund is for grants to non-governmental organisations to provide emergency aid.    The Government contacted several local […]

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