Gulf Times - Zhengzhou
Villagers flee fresh floods in central China as typhoon approaches

Villagers flee fresh floods in central China as typhoon approaches

Villagers were evacuated over makeshift bridges Friday as floods submerged swathes of central China following a historic deluge which claimed at least 51 lives -- while an approaching typhoon threatened to dump more rain on the stricken area.

Central China's Henan province swamped after heaviest rain in 1,000 years

Central China's Henan province swamped after heaviest rain in 1,000 years

Large swathes of China's central Henan province were under water on Wednesday, with at least a dozen people dead in its capital Zhengzhou after the city was drenched by what weather watchers said was the heaviest rain in 1,000 years.

Air China flight diverted after passenger threatens crew with fountain pen

Air China flight diverted after passenger threatens crew with fountain pen

An Air China flight bound for Beijing made an unscheduled landing in the central Chinese city of Zhengzhou on Sunday after a passenger threatened a flight attendant with a fountain pen, the country's civil aviation authority said.

Get ready for Sem Thomasson

Get ready for Sem Thomasson

Party animals can rejoice. One of the biggest names in the Belgian electronic music scene, DJ Sem Thomasson is all set to perform in Doha for the first time.