iOS app Android app

Dujiangyan

Floods Wipe Away Entire Hillsides In China, 31 Dead So Far

AP | Posted 07.11.2013 | World

BEIJING -- Floodwaters surging through Himalayan foothills in western China have swept bridges, houses and hillsides into roiling brown torrents, leav...

Devastating Landslide Buries 30 In China's Sichuan

AP | Posted 07.10.2013 | World

BEIJING -- Flooding in western China, the worst in 50 years for some areas, triggered a landslide Wednesday that buried about 30 people, trapped hundr...

Public Outcry Forces Chinese Dam Growth To Slow

Wall Street Journal | ANDREW BATSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Around 250 B.C., a Chinese official here designed an ingenious system of earthworks that tamed the flood-prone Min River and distributed its water to ...