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Families of 36 Filipinos missing from Gulf Livestock 1 seek help

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The families of 40 men missing from a ship that sank two weeks ago are seeking the public's help to find their loved ones. On Sept. 2, Gulf Livestock 1, a Panamania...

North Korea's Kim urges quick recovery from typhoon damage

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un called for urgent efforts to rebuild thousands of homes and other structures destroyed by a typhoon that slammed the country’s eastern region ...

Photo of the Day: 'Castle in the Sky' over Taipei's Ximen

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese-American captured this stunning photo of the sky over Taipei's Ximending area after the tail of Typhoon Maysak left Taiwan and began pummeling South Korea ...

Typhoon heads to South Korea after battering southern Japan

TOKYO (AP) — The second powerful typhoon to slam Japan in a week damaged buildings, caused blackouts in nearly half a million homes and injured 20 people on southern Japanese islands before heading to...

Typhoon Haishen: Millions told to evacuate as storm hits Japan

More than 7 million people were advised to evacuate on Sunday as Typhoon Haishen battered Japan's southern mainland. Late Sunday night, the southern island of Kyushu was bracing for the full forc...

Seeking unity, NKorea's Kim vows to overcome typhoon damage

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has visited typhoon-stricken areas in the northeast, fired a top official there and promised to send 12,000 workers from Pyongyang for recover...

Typhoon Haishen unleashes rain, strong winds in south Japan

TOKYO (AP) — The second powerful typhoon to slam Japan in a week unleashed fierce winds and rain on southern islands on Sunday, blowing off rooftops and leaving homes without power as it edged northwa...

Typhoon Haishen approaching Japan, packing powerful winds

TOKYO (AP) — A powerful typhoon, the second in a week, was barreling toward the southern cluster of Japanese Okinawa islands on Saturday, prompting warnings about torrential rainfall and fierce wind g...

Typhoon halts Japan coastguard's search for ship survivors

Japan's coastguard has suspended its search for a capsized ship as the country braces itself to be hit by a typhoon expected to produce winds of nearly 300 kilometers an hour. The ship, Gulf Live...

North Korea vows 'severe' punishments in wake of typhoon

The North Korean government has vowed to punish officials who failed to protect residents from Typhoon Maysak that wreaked havoc in parts of the country, according to Rodong Sinmun, a state-run newspa...

Japan bracing for dangerously powerful typhoon

TOKYO (AP) — Japan is bracing for a dangerously powerful typhoon approaching its southern regions this weekend on the heels of an earlier storm that injured dozens of people in the country and on the ...

2nd crew member, dead cows found after ship sank off Japan

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese rescuers found a second crew member and multiple dead cows Friday in waters where a livestock ship capsized and sank during stormy weather two days earlier, coast guard officials...

Typhoon Haishen expected to affect Japan, Korea

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Meteorologist Daniel Wu (吳德榮) said on Thursday (Sept. 3) that Typhoon Haishen has the potential to develop into this year’s first severe typhoon and predicted that t...

Livestock ship carrying 42 crew missing off southern Japan

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese rescuers were searching Thursday for a livestock ship with 42 crew members on board that sent a distress signal during rough weather off southern Japan. The Coa...

Typhoon pummels South Korea with flooding, damaging winds

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A powerful typhoon ripped through South Korea’s southern and eastern coasts with tree-snapping winds and flooding rains Thursday, knocking out power to thousands of homes and...