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  1. News - China - SICHUAN EARTHQUAKE

    Food meant for Sichuan quake victims found rotting in storeroom- six years later

    Posted Apr 30th 2014, 01:14pm by WU NAN

    ... smell. Santai county is about 150 kilometres from Wenchuan, the epicentre of the 7.9-magnitude quake that killed 87,449 people. Levelling entire villages, collapsing schools and buildings ...

  2. News - China - SICHUAN EARTHQUAKE

    The shame of Sichuan's tofu schools

    Posted May 06th 2013, 12:00am by CHOI CHI-YUK

    ... Choi Chi-yuk in Dujiangyan chiyuk.choi@scmp.com Parents who lost children in shoddy schools in the 2008 earthquake are still treated like criminals for trying to bring those responsible to book Forbidden to mourn Five years after the deadly earthquake in Wenchuan, Sichuan, dozens of parents are still seeking justice for children who died when their shoddily built schools ...

  3. News - China - SICHUAN EARTHQUAKE

    Memories of Sichuan earthquake drill hard into township school

    Posted May 13th 2013, 12:00am by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... Zhuang Pinghui in Yingxiu, Sichuan province pinghui.zhuang@scmp.com A school where 54 students and teachers were among the thousands who died is determined to ensure that it has learnt from the tragedy Lessons from the disaster may never be forgotten A class of third-year students at a middle school in Yingxiu township in Sichuan province were reviewing their exam papers ...

  4. News - China - SICHUAN EARTHQUAKE

    Hong Kong-funded schools survive Sichuan earthquake

    Posted Apr 26th 2013, 12:00am by Keith Zhai, Joyce Ng

    ... Keith Zhai in Lushan and Joyce Ng Safety of buildings funded by HK government shows better construction saves lives, but city lawmakers say money can be misappropriated HK-aided schools pass quake test Hong Kong-funded buildings at two schools in Sichuan hit by Saturday's magnitude-7 earthquake are among the few structures that did not sustain major damage. Many local ...

  5. News - China - SICHUAN EARTHQUAKE

    Foam, hollowed bricks used in Lushan school construction, reports say

    Posted Apr 25th 2013, 06:15pm by Ernest Kao

    ... Widespread speculation on the internet has begun as to whether a secondary school in earthquake-ravaged Lushan county, funded by the Hong Kong government, had been constructed using substandard materials. Cracked and peeling walls at Lushan County Junior Secondary School exposed bricks that were either hollow or filled with “polystyrene foam”, party mouthpiece People’s Daily ...

  6. News - China - SICHUAN EARTHQUAKE

    Officials say schools and hospitals rebuilt after 2008 saved lives

    Posted Apr 26th 2013, 12:00am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... the reconstruction projects have passed their test. "These reconstructed buildings, especially schools and hospitals, saved lives." Deputy Sichuan governor Zhong Mian said more than 6,700 buildings ...

  7. News - China - SICHUAN EARTHQUAKE

    Another quake for teenager who survived school collapse in 2008

    Posted Apr 21st 2013, 12:00am by CHOI CHI-YUK

    ... Choi Chi-yuk chiyuk.choi@scmp.com Déjà vu for teenager who survived school collapse Yesterday's earthquake in Yaan, Sichuan, sparked traumatic memories among those who survived ... in the morning, remembering what happened when my school collapsed five years ago," said Hongmei. She had returned home to Yingxiu from her school and was spending the weekend with her family. ...

  8. News - China - SICHUAN EARTHQUAKE

    Victims of quake in Yaan, Sichuan, complain about lack of relief aid

    Posted Apr 22nd 2013, 12:00am by ZHUANG PINGHUI

    ... In Lushan county, one of the worst-hit areas in Yaan, residents turned to each other to help cope with the disaster. People living near Mingde Primary School moved their tables and chairs to the school's playground and stayed there for the night, as they didn't have tents. "We were very disappointed that we weren't given a tent, but we can deal with it on our own, as long ...

  9. News - China - SICHUAN EARTHQUAKE

    Death toll from killer Sichuan quake rises to 180, 11,200 injured

    Posted Apr 21st 2013, 12:00am by ZHUANG PINGHUI, CHOI CHI-YUK

    ... However, most schools were closed for the weekend. In 2008, an estimated 5,000 children died when shoddily built schools collapsed. Authorities and the military responded more quickly yesterday ... work hard and rescue people," Li told senior officials. He later visited survivors staying in tents in the grounds of a secondary school. ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - SICHUAN EARTHQUAKE

    Hong Kong-sponsored projects for 2008 Wenchuan quake still unfinished

    Posted Apr 24th 2013, 12:00am by Colleen Lee

    ... secondary school in Mianyang, half funded by the Hong Kong government and half by an education group, was found last year to have been redeveloped into a plaza without the city's consent. The Mianyang Bauhinia Ethnic Secondary School was razed in May 2011, 17 months after it opened. In response to concerns over the possible misuse of donations, a Hong Kong government spokesman said ...




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