Video: Pinoy in Macau Rescues 2 Chinese from Drowning

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Macau – A video of a Pinoy OFW has circulated online showing him rescuing a Chinese couple from drowning. This was during the wake of a typhoon that has destructed various parts of the country.

In August 23, 2017, Wednesday, Hong Kong and Macau experienced the arrival of major typhoon “Hato”. The storm sent high waves crashing into the shoreline. The flood reached knee-deep in some areas. The speed of the typhoon was around 207 kilometers/hour and flights from various airlines were cancelled.

Aside from this, there were flying debris, falling trees, collapsing scaffolding, etc. Shops and homeowners closed their windows to protect themselves from shattering of glasses. Even the popular Victoria Park was covered of strewn branches, cars covered in flood and so people all over were panicking and rushing to the rooftops. Yes the sight of the typhoon was devastating

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OFW Pinoy Saves Chinese from Drowning During Typhoon Hato

Amidst the disaster, here’s a video of a Filipino who saved a couple which shows his bravery and heroism. His name is Lloreto Mijared Jr., and OFW who hails from the province of Northern Samar. He is married and has a son. He and his wife both work as a housekeeping staff from the Parisian Macao hotel.

An elderly couple were returning from the market in Macau when the water was rising fast to a dangerous level. The couple struggled in the rapid when Lloreto saw them struggling.

The Chinese couple were were screaming and struggling from the flood. But quick to his senses, Lloreto rushed down from the building and risked himself to save the couple. He managed to improvise a lifeline rope and throw it towards the couple to grab. He was standing at the top of the a car van submerged in the flood.

Video: Filipino Saves 2 Chinese in Macau During Typhoon

Below is the said video of the Filipino showing his bravery in saving 2 Chinese during the typhoon.

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Heorism is one of the instincts of every good man. It usually occurs naturally especially during life and death situations such as this.

Thousands have already read the Hero story of Lloreto Mijares JR. a good example of heroism. We are proud of what you’ve done. Despite many controversies we may have with our Chinese counterparts as shared on media, this is a good news that is definitely worth passing on to others.

Alarming Videos of Typhoon Hato in Hong Kong – Hurricane Signal Number 10

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Hong Kong and Macau experiences a major typhoon with a signal number 10. Flights have been cancelled, schools and offices have been closed, and most of the public transportation has been suspended.

Typhoon Hato has ripped HK on Wednesday morning with speed as much as 60km as it heads westward into mainland China. Here are some alarming videos to show how tragic this is.

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photos of Typhoon Hato in HongKong
Screengrab from Ghias Ahmad Alvi FB page

Typhoon Signal Number 10 – Hato – in HK

We are advising everyone to please stay indoors until further advise, as the typhoon is very powerful and has left at least 10 people dead (as per reports).

These terrifying videos were uploaded by Facebook user Ghias Ahmad Alvi and we are sharing this to help inform our fellowmen to make sure to keep safe during these times.

Videos depict how disturbing this typhoon is so please be careful and please keep safe everyone!