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Sichuan Quake

Devastating Quake Kills At Least 179 In China

AP | GILLIAN WONG | Posted 06.20.2013 | World

YA'AN, China — Rescuers and relief teams struggled to rush supplies into the rural hills of China's Sichuan province Sunday after an earthquake ...

Powerful Quake Shakes China

AP | DIDI TANG | Posted 06.19.2013 | World

BEIJING — A Communist Party official says that earthquake that hit China's Sichuan provinces left at least 32 people dead and injured more than ...

China 'Disaster Tourism' Policy Is Newest Subsidy To Devastated Areas

Inter Press Service | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

By Antoaneta Bezlova | Inter Press Service BEIJING, May 28 (IPS) - Cashing in on huge public interest in one of the deadliest earthquakes of recen...

China's Sichuan Quake Anniversary Marked By Punk Rock (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Josh Chin | Global Post CHENGDU, China -- Nearly a year after her sister died in the earthquake that devastated rural Sichuan, Li Minhui found hers...

Sichuan Quake School Collapse Not From Human Negligence: China

BBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

China says it has found no evidence that human negligence caused schools to collapse during last year's earthquake....

Serving the People vs. Clinging to Power

Philip Slater | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Philip Slater

It's useful to compare the way China handled its national disaster with the way the Burmese handled the cyclone, and the way our Republican administration handled Katrina.