2009-08-25 08:06:23 GMT SINA.com
Taiwanese authorities scrambled to disinfect villages Tuesday that were flooded in the worst typhoon to hit the island in 50 years after four soldiers helping with the cleanup were confirmed to have swine flu.
2009-08-24 17:24:22 GMT Xinhua English
TAIPEI, Aug. 24 (Xinhua) -- Morakot, the worst typhoon to hit Taiwan in 50 years has claimed at least 291 lives and left 387 missing and 45 injured, said Taiwan's disaster control center Monday.
2009-08-24 02:52:36 GMT Xinhua English
Pop singer Coco Lee attends a promotion event of her new album in Taipei, southeast China's Taiwan Province, Aug. 23, 2009, during which she raises donations for the typhoon Morakot hit area in Taiwan by rummage sales of T-shirts designed by herself with a designing group.
2009-08-19 03:36:17 GMT Xinhua English
Overseas Chinese groups in London gathered on Tuesday at London's Chinatown for a donation raising for the people affected by typhoon Morakot in southeast China's Taiwan Province.
2009-08-10 06:34:34 GMT SINA.com
Millions evacuated the area after typhoon Morakot slammed into China's east coast. It was the island's worst flooding in 50 years and left dozens missing and feared dead.
2009-08-10 05:59:55 GMT SINA.com
Typhoon (hurricane) blows over hotel and drops 100 inches of rain in Taiwan
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