HELP­ING HANDS

Beijing Review - - This Week -

Sol­diers help with re­lief work at the Ma­cao Spe­cial Ad­min­is­tra­tive Re­gion on Au­gust 25, af­ter typhoon struck, caus­ing death and de­struc­tion. About 1,000 troops from the Peo­ple’s Lib­er­a­tion Army (PLA) gar­ri­son in Ma­cao were mo­bi­lized at the re­quest of lo­cal gov­ern­ment. The PLA also con­ducted res­cue op­er­a­tions when a sec­ond storm, typhoon lashed Ma­cao on Au­gust 27 and 28. At least eight peo­ple were re­ported to have been killed.

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