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  1. Delegation from Sichuan invites youngsters to visit quake zone

    Posted Jan 20th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Wang Ziyi, eight, sang a song expressing love for the motherland, while 10-year-old Tang Yujie played the theme song from the Korean television drama Jewel in the Palace on a harmonica. Chief ...

  2. South Korean president gets warm welcome from survivors, giving visit touching end

    Posted May 31st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Tze-wei in Dujiangyan South Korean President Lee Myung-bak bear-hugged and cradled children in China's earthquake zone yesterday, impressing those at the devastated front as 'friendly' and 'people-loving'. On a trip described by the Korean media as 'charm-offensive diplomacy', Mr Lee was the first foreign head of state to visit the disaster zone since ...

  3. Kim's visit is to get blessing for succession, diplomats say

    Posted Aug 28th 2010, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... and a shopping mall in Changchun today. The companies running the factories are interested in investing in a North Korean development zone, and the Euro-Asian mall is a special store for senior ... Cary Huang in Beijing A surprise visit by North Korean leader Kim Jong-il to northeastern China this week was designed to secure Beijing's blessing for his plan to hand power to his ...

  4. No go-go zone

    Posted Mar 30th 2011, 12:00am by Ralph Jennings

    ... 'combat zone'. But a cluster of cosy international neighbourhood bars has risen from the rubble. These are places where hosts and their repeat customers, still largely from overseas, take ... but these days it is more a sideshow than the main event. Some of the tenants of the zone's narrow alleys that come alive around 9pm are wholesome watering holes where the same crowd of expatriate ...

  5. Tokyo goes ahead with planned talks with Beijing and Seoul

    Posted Mar 19th 2011, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... the country's northeast and triggered a nuclear crisis. Before the disaster, the meeting had been expected to focus on security problems on the Korean Peninsula, but analysts said the meeting would now focus on ways the three countries could work together to help Japan. The planned two-day meeting between Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi, his Japanese counterpart Takeaki Matsumoto and South Korean ...

  6. News - China - SICHUAN EARTHQUAKE

    PLA shows quick response to Lushan earthquake

    Posted Apr 21st 2013, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... Jiabao's civilian government. Xinhua reported that almost 7,500 People's Liberation Army soldiers and armed police had been sent to the disaster zone and more than 10,000 others placed ... to ferry relief supplies. A military vehicle carrying 17 soldiers en route to the quake zone plunged off a road, killing at least two soldiers, Xinhua said. The Red Cross Society of China, which ...

  7. News - China - SICHUAN FIVE YEARS ON

    Hope flourishes among the despair of Sichuan quake five years on

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

    ... flattened Yingxiu as it mourned its lost children A desperate trek into quake zone remembered Five years after a devastating earthquake struck Sichuan province, killing more than 86,000 people, ... and had won a few medals in swimming competitions. I breathed a sigh of relief when I hugged her once again. Many other children in the quake zone died or were crippled when school buildings ...

  8. No-build zones

    Posted Jul 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Paul Zimmerman

    ... of the existing measures relating to conservation zonings on town plans, off-site mitigation and transfer of development rights. The government chose to consider this 'impracticable' in view ...

  9. News - China - SICHUAN DISASTER

    Rescuers battle to help victims of Sichuan quake as death toll hits 188

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

    ... counties, under Yaan city. The State Council banned unauthorised rescue efforts and individual vehicles from going to the quake zone for fear of making the traffic problems worse. Pictures: Strong ...

  10. Panchen Lama tours quake zone amid rumours of crackdown

    Posted May 15th 2010, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Shi Jiangtao The 11th Panchen Lama visited the Yushu quake zone yesterday, a month after a tremor devastated the Tibetan-populated region and amid rumours about an ongoing crackdown ... had been investigated by the government. According to a post on her blog yesterday, monks from a respected institute of Buddhist studies in Seda, Sichuan, who were expelled from the quake zone ...




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