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  1. News - Asia - DISASTER

    109 killed and scores missing as storms cause landslides in Nepal

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 04:09pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Kathmandu Monsoon landslides and flooding kill at least 109 The death toll from landslides and flooding triggered by torrential monsoon rains in Nepal and northern India climbed to at least 109 yesterday as tides of water, mud and rocks swept away houses. Incessant rain has displaced thousands of people in the scenic Himalayan region, reviving memories of a deadly deluge last ...

  2. News - China - DISASTER

    Hainan villagers weren't warned how devastating superstorm Rammasun would be

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 05:53am by Keira Lu Huang

    ... and prayed. "If it came at night, we'd all be dead," she said. Her father ran to the backyard and brought a few chickens into the house. But the birds later drowned. Around 4pm on July ...

  3. News - China - DISASTER

    Anger in wake of deadly Qingdao explosion

    Posted Nov 24th 2013, 06:32am by Keith Zhai and Agencies

    ... Keith Zhai keith.zhai@scmp.com Qingdao residents 'were not warned of oil leak seven hours before blast' Anger in wake of deadly explosion A day after an explosion triggered by a leaking underground oil pipeline killed at least 52 people and injured more than one hundred in Qingdao, Shandong province, residents were seeking explanations for one of China's deadliest ...

  4. News - Asia - DISASTER

    At least 1,200 feared dead as super typhoon devastates Philippine towns

    Posted Nov 09th 2013, 12:12pm by Reuters

    ... seen floating in Tacloban," she said. "In Samar, about 200 deaths." At least 138 people were confirmed dead- 118 of which were in Tacloban- but Interior Secretary Max Roxas said ...

  5. News - China - DISASTER

    Dig for bodies of 83 dead in Tibetan mine landslide

    Posted Mar 30th 2013, 01:50pm by MANDY ZUO

    ... Mandy Zuo mandy.zuo@scmp.com Nightmare dig for entire camp of gold miners wiped out by landslide in Tibetan mountains Only two bodies have been found so far at a Tibetan mine where a massive landslide wiped out a camp of 83 mine workers on Friday, state m ...

  6. News - China - DISASTER

    Death toll from Qingdao pipeline explosion rises to 62

    Posted Dec 03rd 2013, 01:29pm by Angela Meng

    ... Angela Meng angela.meng@scmp.com The body of the last missing person from the oil pipeline blast in Qingdao has been found, bringing the death toll to 62, according to rescue headquarters. Police originally reported 55 people dead and nine missing, but DNA testing confirmed that two dead victims were mistakenly counted as missing persons. As of Tuesday, 136 were hospitalised and 14 ...

  7. News - China - DISASTER

    Pregnant woman ‘left to die in hospital corridor’ after Qingdao oil pipeline blast

    Posted Dec 04th 2013, 12:02pm by Angela Meng

    ... of the deadly oil explosion, the Beijing News reported on Wednesday. According to the newspaper, Ding Haiwei, who worked at the Yihe Electric Group with Chen, heard the explosion nearby and came out ... was reported as saying. The oil pipeline owned by Sinopec leaked on November 22, causing a huge explosion and leaving 62 dead and 136 hospitalised. Seven Sinopec executives have been detained by police ...

  8. News - China - DISASTER

    46 dead as landslide hits village in Zhenxiong county, Yunnan

    Posted Jan 12th 2013, 12:00am by Keith Zhai

    ... was an accident," Xiong said. Yunnan is not new to such tragedies. A landslide in nearby Yiliang county buried a primary school in October, leaving 18 pupils and one adult dead. Premier Wen Jiabao made ...

  9. News - China - DISASTER

    16 dead as landslide buries China school, thousands help in rescue

    Posted Oct 04th 2012, 01:03pm by Agence France-Presse in Beijing

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing Sixteen Chinese children were confirmed dead Thursday after a landslide engulfed their school as they made up classes lost due to deadly earthquakes last month, state media said. Three others were missing after the landslide buried the school and three farmhouses at Zhenhe village in the mountainous southwestern province of Yunnan, Xinhua news ...

  10. News - Asia - DISASTER

    USS George Washington leads US fleet out of Hong Kong for Philippines

    Posted Nov 12th 2013, 05:20pm by JENNIFER NGO AND AGENCIES

    ... The United Nations said 10,000 people were feared dead in Tacloban, the provincial capital of Leyte where five-metre waves whipped up by 315km/h winds flattened nearly everything in their path ...




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