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  1. Thousands pressured to return to 'quake lake'

    Posted Jul 25th 2008, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... 12 earthquake. While most survivors living on the Chengdu plain welcomed the push, those from mountainous areas- where the danger of landslides is greater- are more resistant. But most ... said. 'There are no vegetables, and many things are still lacking in the mountains.' Mr Yang said most townsfolk had already returned to Xuanping. 'More than 7,000 people have ...

  2. Dissident's wife reveals family's harrowing escape to the west

    Posted Mar 14th 2009, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... and five-year-old son. She had left her apartment in disguise before travelling to Yunnan province and then through the mountains to Thailand, where they arrived on January 16. They were given refugee ...

  3. Long Marcher's life of dedication to party

    Posted Jul 25th 2003, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... as one of the 27 women who survived the Long March. Born in a mountainous area of Fujian province, Deng was sold as a future child bride just weeks after her birth. She joined the party in 1929 ...

  4. Bringing the world to the countryside

    Posted Jul 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... a letter to the Dazhou city government three months ago complaining about the huge losses they suffer due to poor transport. According to the letter, the only road connecting the mountainous ... worried,' the letter said. 'In the harvest season... how can we get the watermelons, strawberries and tobacco leaves out of the mountain? About 10 tonnes of watermelons will rot in the field ...

  5. As torch visits Sichuan, earthquake-hit areas rebuild far from the public eye

    Posted Aug 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... of Longmen Mountain. Cities and towns such as Yingxiu, Shifang, Jiangyou, Beichuan, Maoxian and Qingchuan were among the areas hit hardest. Many collapsed houses have already been demolished ...

  6. Relief officials still tackling daunting post-quake tasks

    Posted Jul 12th 2008, 12:00am by Josephine Ma, Klaudia Lee

    ... few people were living in mountainous areas and he hoped refugees in the safe Chengdu Plain area could start rebuilding. 'We think most farmers want to return to their homes because ...

  7. 10 yuan can mean life or death for rural poor

    Posted Oct 04th 2005, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... Josephine Ma in Beijing We continue our mainland health series by looking at how illnesses can leave families penniless Grandpa Yang, 80, had a high fever and diarrhoea for three days, but he still did not want to send for village doctor Li Chunyan. In the mountainous Guizhou village of Datang, where many farmers cannot afford shoes, spending about 10 yuan to see a doctor ...



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