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  1. News - China - DISASTER

    Chinese official sacked after clerk gives him piggyback to stop shoes from being ruined

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 06:37pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Beijing An official in eastern China has been sacked after a picture of him being given a piggyback across a flooded path during a search for missing children went viral online, sparking outrage. The photo showed the official from Guixi in Jian ...

  2. News - China - DISASTER

    46 dead as landslide hits village in Zhenxiong county, Yunnan

    Posted Jan 12th 2013, 12:00am by Keith Zhai

    ... that struck Zhaojiagou village, in Zhenxiong county, at 8.18 am. The county government's official website said that hours after the disaster struck, several people were still missing. ... an overnight trip to the area to comfort survivors, called for precautions against possible disasters and urged officials to do a good job when dealing with public safety. That was Wen's second ...

  3. News - China - DISASTER

    Factory wall collapse in Shandong province kills 18

    Posted May 11th 2014, 02:37pm by Reuters

    ... with injuries. China, the world’s second-largest economy, has a poor record on workplace safety with coal mine disasters a common occurrence. In June last year, a fire at a poultry slaughterhouse ...

  4. News - China - DISASTER

    83 buried under rubble after landslide in Tibet

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

    ... kilometres, China Central Television (CCTV) reported. The disaster, triggered by natural forces, happened at 6am, according to Xinhua. A total of 83 workers were buried, of whom two were Tibetan ... 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 ...

  5. News - China - DISASTER

    14 killed in mosque stampede in Ningxia

    Posted Jan 06th 2014, 08:34am by Vanessa Piao, AFP

    ... officers to the scene. He said he did not know any other details about the incident. Some internet users displayed images of red candles online to commemorate those who died in the disaster. Others ...

  6. News - China - DISASTER

    Sinopec declares ‘day of safety warning’ to commemorate Qingdao pipeline blast

    Posted Nov 28th 2013, 04:45pm by LAURA ZHOU

    ... Laura Zhou laura.zhou@scmp.com The state-owned China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation has declared the date of the Qingdao oil pipeline disaster a 'day of safety warning' Sinopec, China’s biggest oil refiner, has declared November 22 – the date of the devastating oil pipeline explosion that killed at least 55 people and injured 145 in Qingdao – a ‘day of safety ...

  7. News - China - DISASTER

    Dig for bodies of 83 dead in Tibetan mine landslide

    Posted Mar 30th 2013, 01:50pm by MANDY ZUO

    ... dogs' sense of smell, Xinhua added. More snow is forecast for today and tomorrow, with strong gusts of wind also expected. While official media have described the tragedy as a natural disaster ...

  8. News - China - DISASTER

    Oil pipeline blast kills at least 47 and injures 166 in Qingdao, Shandong

    Posted Nov 23rd 2013, 12:40am by Staff Reporters

    ... this in a disaster film," he said. The city's official news portal said hospitals were overwhelmed and were running out of beds for the injured. People living in the area were warned to avoid ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - DISASTER

    Deadline for bus hostage sanctions against Manila stays, despite typhoon

    Posted Nov 13th 2013, 11:43pm by Tanna Chong, Lana Lam

    ... sympathy to the Filipino people, not the government," he added. Tomorrow, the government will seek Legco approval for a HK$40 million injection to its disaster relief fund, which holds HK$9 ...

  10. News - Asia - DISASTER

    At least 1,200 feared dead as super typhoon devastates Philippine towns

    Posted Nov 09th 2013, 12:12pm by Reuters

    ... was in the aftermath of the Indian Ocean tsunami," said Sebastian Rhodes Stampa, head of the UN Disaster Assessment Co-ordination Team sent to Tacloban, referring to the 2004 earthquake and tsunami. ...




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