taiwTaiwan evacuated more than 2,700 people from endangered areas as Typhoon Fung-Wong, which left at least 10 dead in the Philippines and caused Manila’s worst flooding in two years, approached packing wind gusts as strong as 65 knots (120 kilometers per hour). Fung-Wong, Phoenix in English, was centered about 200 nautical miles (370 kilometers) south-southwest of Taipei this afternoon, moving northeast at 12 knots according to the U.S. Navy’s Joint Typhoon Warning Center. It will probably pass over Taiwan today before turning to a northwest track toward China’s east coast tomorrow, the center forecasts. There were no reports of casualties in Taiwan as of last night, the National Fire Agency said, while more than 9,000 houses were without power as of 2:55 p.m. local time, according to state-run Taiwan Power Co. Ninty-six international flights were canceled due to the storm, it reported. More