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  1. News - China - DISASTER

    83 buried under rubble after landslide in Tibet

    Posted Mar 30th 2013, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... Disaster at copper mine leaves debris strewn over area of up to four square kilometres More than 80 workers were feared dead last night after being buried under rubble by a landslide which ... was not optimistic any survivors would be found. "The workers live in tents and have been buried by the landslide. We are digging but still haven't found anyone yet because the collapsed area ...

  2. News - China - MINE DISASTER

    China Gold shares may suffer after fatal landslide in Tibet

    Posted Apr 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... of the disaster-hit copper-and-gold mine in Tibet , where as many as 83 workers may have been killed by a landslide. An analyst said China Gold's share price would be tested as mainland mining firms ... recovered after 70 hours of rescue efforts, with 62 others still missing, China National Radio reported yesterday. More than one million cubic metres of earth have been excavated since the landslide ...

  3. News - China

    Total of 54 Tibet landslide bodies recovered

    Posted Apr 02nd 2013, 08:19pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing Chinese rescue crews have recovered a total of 54 bodies in the aftermath of a huge landslide in Tibet that buried more than 80 mine workers, state television reported on Tuesday. China Central Television reported that operations resumed on Tuesday morning after being suspended on Monday due to fears of more landslides in the area. A total of 36 ...

  4. News - China

    Total of 66 Tibet landslide bodies recovered

    Posted Apr 03rd 2013, 09:18pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing Chinese rescue crews have recovered a total of 66 bodies in the aftermath of a huge landslide in Tibet that buried more than 80 mine workers, state media ... due to fears of more landslides in the area. The chances of finding any survivors are regarded as slim, state media has reported. Experts from the ministry of land and resources were ...

  5. News - China - TIBET

    More Tibet landslide bodies recovered

    Posted Apr 01st 2013, 08:05pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing Recovery personnel have found 36 bodies at the site of a huge landslide in Tibet, Chinese state-run media said on Monday, three days after more than 80 mine ... and altitude sickness to search for them, said the official news agency Xinhua. But it added: “Their odds of survival are slim.” Some workers dug with their bare hands following Friday’s landslide ...

  6. 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 media reported. There were no survivors. Rescuers pulled the bodies out of debris yesterday evening - 36 hours after ...

  7. News - China - DEVELOPMENT

    Tibet mine disaster 'shows failure of resources policy to benefit minorities'

    Posted Apr 08th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing Ethnic minorities are not sharing in the benefits of a boom in the mining sector, analysts say Tibet disaster 'shows resources policy flaws' A landslide that crashed down a Tibetan mountain, entombing scores of mine workers, serves as a parable for the nation's resources boom and its failure to benefit ethnic minorities, analysts say. ...

  8. Tibet rail plans daily runs to 3 cities

    Posted May 06th 2006, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... Previously, trucks offered the only way to carry goods to and from Tibet, using mountain highways that are often blocked by landslides or snow. ...

  9. Tibetan canyon entrance to be site of top hotel

    Posted Sep 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... through the heart of the canyon, where the river sharply turned south and plunged more than 2,000 metres. The view was spectacular, he said, but the dangers were many- landslides, snakes, ...

  10. SUV boss geared up for Sichuan rescue

    Posted Jul 26th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... aftershocks and landslides, did you ever think those trips could be dangerous for your drivers ? Were you afraid when you went in by SUV to Wenchuan and Yingxiu ? A little bit, but it's my job ... is one of the most dangerous roads in the world due to unpredictable weather and constant landslides. So, in terms of driving skills, nobody in the region is better prepared than us to handle ...




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