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  1. News - China - SICHUAN EARTHQUAKE

    The shame of Sichuan's tofu schools

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

    ... was escorted back to Dujiangyan by police. Zhou said that, over the years, she has been repeatedly put under house arrest, detained four times and sent back to the black jail for a couple of weeks. ... 5 last year. They stayed by my side around the clock and drove me wherever I wanted to go until May 13." Such treatment is no different to house arrest, she said, as it effectively bars her ...

  2. News - China - SICHUAN EARTHQUAKE

    Lushan county mourns quake victims

    Posted Apr 27th 2013, 10:32am by Keith Zhai

    ... continued to search for victims among shattered houses. A soldier stationed in the provincial capital, Chengdu , who declined to be named, said there was little chance of finding anyone alive. ...

  3. News - China - SICHUAN EARTHQUAKE

    Victims fear cadres padding quake losses

    Posted Apr 27th 2013, 12:00am by Keith Zhai

    ... Guoyun , a 56-year-old construction worker who said his house was seriously damaged by the quake. "But because of the corruption, we ordinary people normally don't get much." ... to repair his house, but village officials might have received more. "The whole reconstruction plan was so opaque in the village that villagers have no idea how much money our village got from ...

  4. News - China - SICHUAN EARTHQUAKE

    One man's thousand-mile journey to reach his family in Sichuan quake zone

    Posted Apr 26th 2013, 03:23pm by Agence France Presse

    ... the offspring of migrant workers, left in the care of relatives. Endless rows of houses that lay collapsed on the tiny village roads across Lushan were populated by elderly residents and women, looking ... sitting outside a house in Longmen, tending a flame lit under a stove made from bricks that they had plucked from debris, said their husbands were working away. “We have no communications, so we ...

  5. News - China - SICHUAN EARTHQUAKE

    Hong Kong-funded schools survive Sichuan earthquake

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

    ... The Hong Kong -funded school buildings in Lushan county, Yaan, were not badly built and would be safe after maintenance, mainland housing authorities said after an initial investigation ...

  6. News - China - SICHUAN EARTHQUAKE

    Officials say schools and hospitals rebuilt after 2008 saved lives

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

    ... rebuilt after the magnitude-8 quake of 2008 had collapsed, senior provincial officials said in Beijing yesterday. Qiu Jian, chief housing planner with the Sichuan government, said a preliminary ... a 4.8-magnitude quake jolted Yibin yesterday in the southeast of the province, near the border with an earthquake-prone region of Yunnan province. Forty people were injured and more than 4,000 houses were ...

  7. News - China - SICHUAN EARTHQUAKE

    Girl born amid rubble in 2008 dies in Yaan

    Posted Apr 25th 2013, 11:05am by Chris Luo

    ... Chris Luo chris.luo@scmp.com Falling debris hit girlas she rushed out of the house when the magnitude-7 quake struck Lushan county on Saturday Girl born amid rubble in 2008 dies in Yaan ... to face the reality of her death in the Yaan quake. Falling debris hit Yanxia as she rushed out of the house when the magnitude-7 quake struck Lushan county on Saturday. She died that day ...

  8. News - China - SICHUAN EARTHQUAKE

    Rebuilding fears worry Baoxing quake victims

    Posted Apr 25th 2013, 12:00am by Keith Zhai

    ... of the formerly cut-off Baoxing county expressing concern about whether they will be given enough to fix the damage. "I wish I will get enough money to rebuild my house, but I'm not optimistic," said Li Xiaofen, who said her house was destroyed in Baoxing, once reported to be one of the areas hit hardest by the quake and the last quake-hit area to be reconnected to the outside ...

  9. News - China - SICHUAN EARTHQUAKE

    'How long must we wait before help arrives?'

    Posted Apr 23rd 2013, 09:49pm by Keith Zhai

    ... to move his family and all the belongings he could salvage from his house into a home-made tent crammed with about 20 people. A fight broke out among 50 villagers in Taiping township who scrambled ...

  10. News - China - SICHUAN EARTHQUAKE

    Wangjia villager recalls last day of brother who died in Sichuan quake

    Posted Apr 23rd 2013, 12:00am by ZHUANG PINGHUI

    ... by working more and saving more so that he could build a house for his son," Duan Jigui said. They had left home at 4am on Saturday so that they could work an extra three hours and earn 25 yuan ...




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