World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday November 25, 2014
A 5.6 magnitude earthquake struck China's southwestern province of Sichuan on Tuesday, the US Geological Survey said.
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday November 22, 2014
A 5.9 magnitude earthquake struck China's southwestern province of Sichuan on Saturday, the US Geological Survey said, with Chinese state media reporting one killed and 60 injured.
World | Reuters | Saturday November 22, 2014
An earthquake of magnitude 6.3 hit China's southwestern province of Sichuan on Saturday, the US Geological Survey said.
Offbeat | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday August 27, 2014
Panda breeding centres commonly move pandas which are thought to be pregnant into single rooms with air conditioning and around-the-clock care
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday August 17, 2014
A moderate 5.1 magnitude earthquake struck China's southwestern Sichuan province early Sunday, US geologists said, but there were no immediate reports of casualties or damage.
World | Reuters | Thursday August 14, 2014
Chinese police have opened fire on Tibetan demonstrators in southwestern China, wounding 10 people, after the Tibetans protested against the detention of a respected village leader, a Tibetan rights group said.
World | Reuters | Monday August 4, 2014
A magnitude 6.3 earthquake struck southwestern China on Sunday, killing at least 367 people and leaving 1,881 injured in a remote area of Yunnan province, and causing thousands of buildings, including a school, to collapse.
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday April 30, 2014
Relief goods meant for victims of a deadly earthquake in China's Sichuan province six years ago have been found rotting in a storeroom, media reported Wednesday, sparking online anger at officials.
World | Reuters | Saturday April 5, 2014
A 5.4-magnitude earthquake struck southwest China on Saturday, the US Geological Survey said, with authorities checking for damage.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday March 18, 2014
China's strident calls for Malaysia to divulge all it knows about flight MH370 are in stark contrast to its own history of secretiveness when calamities have struck, such as after the 2008 Sichuan earthquake, analysts say.
World | Reuters | Monday February 24, 2014
Natural disasters including droughts, floods and earthquakes cost China 421 billion yuan in 2013, official data showed on Monday, nearly double the total in the previous year.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday January 13, 2014
The 17-year hunt for her kidnapped son cost Ye Jinxiu her marriage, home and family. And when she found her boy, now a grown man and stranger, he wanted nothing to do with her.
World | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday December 27, 2013
At least four people have been confirmed dead and 35 others injured after a fire triggered by a natural gas explosion broke out on Thursday evening in a shopping mall in China's Sichuan province, Xinhua reported.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday November 8, 2013
India and Chinese army contingents Thursday rehearsed "special heliborne operations" as part of training exercise 'Hand in Hand' 2013 being held south of Chengdu in Sichuan province in China.
World | Reuters | Tuesday October 22, 2013
China has no intention of altering its "correct" policies in the restive region of Tibet as they have brought unprecedented achievements, a government white paper said today, slamming the romanticised notion Tibet was once an idyllic fairyland.
World | Associated Press | Tuesday September 17, 2013
China has begun flight operations at the world's highest civilian airport in a bid to boost tourism and tighten political control over the country's restive west.
World | Reuters | Monday September 16, 2013
China opened the world's highest civilian airport today, in a restive and remote Tibetan region of southwestern Sichuan province, which will cut journey times from the provincial capital from two days to a little more than one hour.
World | Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 10, 2013
The world's highest civilian airport will begin operations in a Tibetan prefecture in China's Sichuan province from September 16, officials said today.
World | Press Trust of India | Monday August 12, 2013
Parts of Tibet were rocked by two earthquakes this morning. A 6.1-magnitude earthquake jolted the border region of Zogang County and Markam County at Qamdo Prefecture in the Tibet Autonomous Region at 5:23 am today (Beijing Time), China Earthquake Ne...
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday July 15, 2013
At least 295 people have been confirmed dead or missing after rainstorms and Typhoon Soulik hit China, causing floods, landslides and buildings to collapse, the government today.