An explosion in a coal mine in Shanxi Province, China leaves 17 people dead while 24 miners are trapped by flooding in a nearby mine.
An Indian TV news anchor at public service broadcaster Doordarshan is fired after she referred to Chinese President Xi Jinping as 'Eleven' Jinping, apparently confusing Xi's name with the Roman numerals XI.
Typhoon Fanapi (Inday) hits Taiwan with at least three people killed and dozens of people injured. The Peoples Republic of China steps up its emergency response in preparation for an impact on Monday.
The European Commission orders the closure of loss-making coal mines across the European Union over the next four years. [https:--www.bbc.co.uk-news-world-europe-10713164 (BBC)] [https:--www.cnbc.com-id-38340524?__source=RSS*tag*&par=RSS (CNBC)]date=August 2019