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September 17, 2018 10:04 AM Typhoon Mangkhut damage update: DRAMATIC time-lapse shows destructive storm hit Hong Kong

WATCH as the super typhoon that claimed the lives of 64 people makes landfall in Hong Kong, wreaking havoc in the city before continuing its path of destruction towards Guangdong on the Chinese mainland. Shocking footage shows an aerial time-lapse of Typhoon Mangkhut as it hits Hong Kong, creating a large amount of fog and grey clouds. The video seems 73

September 10, 2018 9:07 AM Display of flower power from Kim

NORTH Korea held a major military parade to celebrate the country’s 70th anniversary – but without any intercontinental ballistic missiles. The festivities featured singing, dancing and even flower-waving in Pyongyang. Kim Jong Un was joined by one of Chinese President Xi Jinping’s closest advisors, Li Zhanshu. At the end of the parade, both joined hands 31

September 6, 2018 4:12 PM US trade war: China’s FIGHT against Trump SANCTIONS could BACKFIRE on Beijing

BEIJING has imposed retaliatory tariffs on United States goods as it fights the Trump administration’s aggressive trade war. But experts have warned that Beijing’s planned devaluation of the yuan and a lack of demand for US produced goods could backfire on the superpower as it struggles to fight crippling tariffs. Donald Trump hit China with a whopping 59

September 4, 2018 9:25 PM The smartphone of the future? Chinese firm releases 'wearable phone' that wraps around your wrist

The flexible phone you can wrap around your wrist: Chinese firm to take on Apple with radical handset Chinese phone manufacturer Nubia has released a prototype device that's part smartwatch and part smartphone. The gadget attempts to make the sci-fi dream of a screen that wraps around the user's wrist a reality. Nubia Alpha, which was featured at the IFA 2018 conference 109

September 3, 2018 5:44 AM China's Xi pledges $60 billion in financing for Africa

China's Xi pledges $60 billion in financing for Africa BEIJING (AP) - Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday pledged $60 billion in financing for projects in Africa in the form of assistance, investment and loans, as China furthers efforts to link the continent's economic prospects to its own. Speaking to a gathering of African leaders in Beijing, Xi said the figure 67

August 26, 2018 8:30 AM Maternity unit welcomes delegation

VISITORS from China enjoyed a fact finding tour of the fetal medicine and maternity facilities at Southend University Hospital. The group wanted to learn about UK healthcare services for infants and pregnant women, especially methods on how to prevent birth defects and lower mortality rates. The group was led by Liu Yibing, Director for Women and Infants 59

August 23, 2018 9:15 AM Construction worker falls FACE FIRST onto a metal pole and survives

Construction worker falls FACE FIRST onto a metal pole and survives after it punctures his skull but narrowly misses his brain and arteries A 25-year-old man narrowly avoided death after falling face-first onto a metal rod which went through his head, miraculously missing his brain and vital arteries. The Chinese construction worker was walking along 88

August 20, 2018 8:15 AM Management buyout at Worthing business

He has now sold the business to his management team, David Beckett and Vic Giles. Hove corporate finance firm EMC was involved in the sale along with ThinCats, which funds SMEs with loans. Both worked closely with the team and its advisers to gain a close understanding of the business and provide the purchase consideration for the deal. Gerry said: “The Batteries 43

August 16, 2018 5:03 PM German A Level EXTINCTION? Chinese MORE POPULAR with UK students

GERMAN A levels may become a subject of the past, with more students now taking up Mandarin Chinese, the Joint Council for Qualifications has revealed. Experts expressed their concerns in the declining popularity of the A level language, with fewer students studying subjects like French, Spanish, and German. However, more students have instead chosen 45

August 11, 2018 8:38 AM Gatwick goes Chinese after busiest ever July

The new service will be flown by China Eastern – the country’s second biggest airline – and will connect the UK to one of the world’s leading business centres, providing over 70,000 seats and more than 3,700 metric tonnes of new cargo capacity each year. Shanghai is seen as the showpiece of China’s dramatic economic growth and, like London, is a global 56