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  1. US, Japan decline requests for help, Taiwan's military says

    Posted Aug 15th 2009, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... in the mountains. However, both long-time allies had turned down the requests, saying their military bases were too far away. 'According to the replies sent by the US and Japan... their helicopters ...

  2. Poll-obsessed officials at fault, analysts say

    Posted Aug 18th 2009, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... has been punished for the slow pace of repairs. Politicians from both major camps were busy cultivating voter bases, she said. 'Evacuating thousands of villagers in the mountains ... year.' Typhoon Morakot should cause all island residents to rethink what disasters can involve, Professor Lin said. 'For example, indigenous villagers should realise that mountain areas ...

  3. Chongqing party boss defends his crackdown

    Posted Oct 18th 2009, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... 'These pictures made people nervous. The gangsters slashed people with knives just like butchers killing animals. It was an unbearable sight. The knives piled up like a mountain during ...

  4. 8 dead, thousands homeless after torrential rain lashes Sichuan

    Posted Jul 19th 2009, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... other counties. A total of 1.88 million people have lost their homes as heavy rain caused landslides that damaged houses, many of them recently built. Qingchuan county, a mountainous area where ...

  5. Pilots eject safely after fighter jets collide

    Posted Jun 26th 2008, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... into a mountain near Jiucaizhuang town in Qingshuihe county in the suburbs of Hohhot, the autonomous region's capital, officials said. 'Around 8.30am some villagers in our town heard explosions ... the earthquake rescue mission as many relief goods were dropped in the wrong places, such as remote mountain areas. The Jian-8, which dates from 1964, was designed to intercept Soviet and US bombers ...

  6. West suspects Beijing has developed space-age arms, despite Hu's denials

    Posted Nov 10th 2009, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... website, posted the satellite image last week, believing it shows an anti-satellite weapon site. It claimed that the camouflaged buildings in the Tianshan mountain range of the northwestern ...

  7. Budding rose farmers hope plantation at 'quake lake' blossoms

    Posted May 31st 2009, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... the Tangjiashan lake, deep in the mountains. Sixty thousand rose bushes have already been planted in the first phase of the project. The idea is to throw a lifeline to the impoverished community ...

  8. Push to name first carrier after Mao

    Posted Apr 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Landing ships are named after mountains and supply vessels named after rivers. 'The names should also be easy to remember, with clear pronunciation and not repeat each other,' General ...

  9. Military's rapid-response relief effort saved lives, but also exposed serious weaknesses

    Posted May 11th 2009, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... were either killed or injured by big rocks rolling from mountains, but he refused to tell me how many died.' It remains unclear how many PLA troops died in the relief effort. 'Death ...

  10. 30 top sites placed on new national heritage list

    Posted Jul 06th 2006, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... yesterday. Xinhua said that the 30 sites featured 17 natural heritage sites, including Qinghai Lake in Qinghai province, Wu-ta-lien Pond in Heilongjiang province and Changbai Mountain in Jilin province. The 13 other sites are categorised as natural and cultural heritage sites. They include Wutai Mountain in Shanxi, known for its many ancient Buddhist temples, and Jiuhua Mountain in Anhui, ...




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