Archive List for central & south asia news

Malaysian media says Israel’s Mossad behind kidnapped Palestinian

Malaysia has detained suspected operatives working for Israel’s intelligence agency Mossad. They are accused of snatching a Palestinian man from a street in the capital Kuala Lumpur and beating him as he was being driven to a house. Al Jazeera’s Florence Looi reports from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Subscribe to our channel http://bit.ly/AJSubscribe Follow us on Twitter https://twitter.com/AJEnglish Find us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera Check our website: http://www.aljazeera.com/ Check out our Instagram page: https://www.instagram.com/aljazeeraenglish/ #Malaysia #Mossad #spyring #Hamas #Palestinian #Israel #abduction #Malaysianpolice

China property crisis: Evergrande fights demolition of dozens of buildings

A property crisis in China is deepening as the number of debt-ridden developers grows after Beijing capped their loans. Real estate giant Evergrande is struggling to pay back $300bn in loans. And the company is now fighting the demolition of dozens of apartment blocks. Al Jazeera’s Katrina Yu reports from Danzhou in Hainan province, China. – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish/ – Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera/ – Check our website: https://www.aljazeera.com/ #China #Evergrande #EvergrandeCrisis

Death toll from Malaysia’s worst floods in years rises to 27

The death toll from Malaysia’s worst floods in years has risen to 27, according to state media, as the weather bureau warned of continued thunderstorms and heavy rains in southern and eastern parts of the country. The Bernama news agency said on Wednesday that 20 of the deaths were recorded in Selangor state, which encircles Malaysia’s capital, Kuala Lumpur. Seven deaths were recorded in the eastern state of Pahang. Al Jazeera’s Florence Looi reports from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish/ – Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera/ – Check our website: https://www.aljazeera.com/ #Malaysia #MalaysiaFloods #Selangor

China rations diesel amid nationwide fuel shortages

China has started rationing diesel. A nationwide energy shortage has led to a surge in demand for the fuel and a rise in prices. Many truck drivers say they are not able to complete long-distance routes to deliver vital goods. Al Jazeera’s Katrina Yu reports from Beijing, China. – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish/ – Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera/ – Check our website: https://www.aljazeera.com/ #China #ChinaFuelShortages #ChinaFuelRationing

Several killed, nearly 2m affected, as China’s Shanxi deluged

At least 15 people have been killed in China during severe flooding. The floods have affected more than 1.5 million people in Shanxi province. Al Jazeera’s Rob McBride reports from Hong Kong. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish – Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera – Check our website: https://www.aljazeera.com/ #China #Chinafloods #ShanxiFloods

Shanghai cancels flights as Typhoon In-Fa lashes eastern China

Two international airports in the Chinese city of Shanghai have cancelled all flights and authorities banned outdoor activities as Typhoon In-Fa lashed eastern China with high winds and heavy rains. In-Fa landed in the Putuo district of the city of Zhoushan, a major port in the eastern province of Zhejiang, at 12:30pm (04:30 GMT) on Sunday, state broadcaster CCTV said, citing the China Meteorological Administration. The storm hit as central China is still reeling from record flooding that killed at least 58, cut off power and forced the relocation of more than 1 million people. “We will make every effort to ensure the safety of people’s lives and property, and […]

Fresh floods in central China as typhoon heads towards east coast

Clean-up operations are under way in the central Chinese city of Zhengzhou, which was hit this week by the worst flooding the region has experienced in recent history. Other cities in the region are under red alert as rescue teams search for survivors. Al Jazeera’s Katrina Yu reports from Zhengzhou, China. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish – Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera – Check our website: https://www.aljazeera.com/ #AlJazeeraEnglish #China #Floods

Deaths in flooded subway as torrential rain hits central China

At least 12 people have been killed in the Chinese city of Zhengzhou, as severe flooding sweeps China’s central province of Henan. Tens of thousands are also forced to evacuate their homes after three days of heavy rainfall, which was close to the annual average rainfall. The army has warned one of the region’s stricken dams may collapse at any time, risking the lives of about seven million people. Increased urbanisation and climate change have worsened the effect of floods in recent years. It is the highest rainfall the region has seen in nearly 60 years, with no sign of letting up any time soon. Al Jazeera’s Katrine Yu reports […]

Nearly one-third of Bangladesh affected by monsoon floods

Nearly one-third of Bangladesh is currently affected by flooding, leaving two million people needing help. Many of those displaced are living in temporary shelters, while others are being forced to take refuge near highways or bridges. More than 100 people have died so far. Health officials say thousands have fallen victim to water-borne diseases. The government says it is prepared to deal with the situation. Al Jazeera’s Tanvir Chowdhury reports from Savar, Bangladesh. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish – Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera – Check our website: https://www.aljazeera.com/ #Bangladesh #AsiaFloods #Monsoon

Wuhan on alert again: Flooding poses threat to 11 million people

It has been nearly seven months since the world’s first coronavirus infection was reported in the Chinese city of Wuhan. Its 11 million people were forced into a strict lockdown for two months. Many people died of COVID-19. Those who survived the pandemic have been struggling to recover from its effects. And, flooding comes as a new threat for them. Al Jazeera’s Katrina Yu reports from Wuhan, China. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish – Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera – Check our website: https://www.aljazeera.com/ #China #ChinaFloods #Wuhan