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'Sichuan' - 32 News Result(s)

  • China 2008 earthquake relief goods found rotting: report

    China 2008 earthquake relief goods found rotting: report

    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.

  • 5.4-magnitude earthquake jolts southwest China

    5.4-magnitude earthquake jolts southwest China

    A 5.4-magnitude earthquake struck southwest China on Saturday, the US Geological Survey said, with authorities checking for damage.

  • Secretive Beijing demands transparency over missing jet

    Secretive Beijing demands transparency over missing jet

    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.

  • Costs of natural disasters in China surge to $69 billion

    Costs of natural disasters in China surge to $69 billion

    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.

  • China mother left homeless by 17-year hunt for kidnapped son

    China mother left homeless by 17-year hunt for kidnapped son

    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.

  • Four killed in China shopping mall fire

    Four killed in China shopping mall fire

    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.

  • The games 320 soldiers from India and China are playing

    The games 320 soldiers from India and China are playing

    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.

  • China says its Tibet policy is 'correct', no turning back

    China says its Tibet policy is 'correct', no turning back

    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.

  • China opens world's highest civilian airport in Sichuan

    China opens world's highest civilian airport in Sichuan

    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.

  • China opens world's highest civilian airport

    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's highest airport to open in Tibet this month

    The world's highest civilian airport will begin operations in a Tibetan prefecture in China's Sichuan province from September 16, officials said today.

  • Two earthquakes shake parts of Tibet

    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...

  • Nearly 300 dead or missing in China rain, typhoon

    Nearly 300 dead or missing in China rain, typhoon

    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.

  • Thousands evacuated in China as typhoon Soulik brings heavy rains

    Typhoon Soulik was set to dump up to 18 centimetres (seven inches) of rain on eastern parts of China in just 24 hours, forecasters said today, a day after the storm killed two when it battered Taiwan.

  • Thousands evacuated as Typhoon Soulik hits China

    China evacuated more than 300,000 people and drafted in thousands of soldiers as a typhoon which brought torrential rain and powerful winds to Taiwan began to batter the mainland today.

  • More than 200 dead or missing in China rain, landslides

    More than 200 dead or missing in China rain, landslides

    Torrential rain and landslides in China have left more than 200 people dead or missing in recent days, state media and the government said as the country braced for approaching Typhoon Soulik.

  • China rain, landslides leave 28 dead, 66 missing

    China rain, landslides leave 28 dead, 66 missing

    Heavy rain across China has left at least 28 people dead and 66 missing, officials reported on Thursday, after landslides crushed homes, bridges collapsed, and dozens of villages were cut off.

  • 12 dead, 11 missing as heavy rains cause havoc in China

    12 dead, 11 missing as heavy rains cause havoc in China

    At least 12 people have been killed and 11 others are missing in a landslide in southwest China's Sichuan Province, local officials said.

  • Google Maps lead man kidnapped 23 years ago back to family

    A Chinese man kidnapped 23 years ago at the age of five and sold to a family 1,500 km from his home, has been reunited with his family again, all thanks to Google Maps.

  • 40 killed in twin mine blasts in China

    The death toll in China's twin mine accidents rose to 40 today, with the number of dead in Sichuan province blast reaching 28.

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