Hundreds of thousands evacuated in China after heaviest rains in decades

The heaviest rainfall in decades has triggered floods and landslides in southern China, forcing the evacuation of hundreds of thousands of people, state media reported. The downpours have dangerously swelled waterways in the low-lying Pearl River basin in recent days, threatening manufacturing, shipping and logistics operations at a time when supply chains are already stressed … Read more

In Pictures: Hundreds of Hong Kong rail fans bid farewell to last 12-car train

Hundreds of railway fans in Hong Kong bid farewell to the last 12-car electric train on Friday, as the decades-old East Rail Line vehicle was retired ahead of the opening of new stations. Photo: Kelly Ho / HKFP. The Hung Hom MTR station was unusually packed on Friday afternoon when train fanatics gathered at the … Read more