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  1. News - China - SICHUAN EARTHQUAKE

    Premier Li visits quake-hit areas

    Posted Apr 20th 2013, 07:06pm by AGENCIES and Zhuang Pinghui

    ... was accompanied by Vice-Premier Wang Yang and Yang Jing, the secretary general of the State Council. Li said there should be not be a delay of a minute or even a second during the "golden 24 ...

  2. News - China - SICHUAN EARTHQUAKE

    Outpouring of sympathy online for sacked official in quake zone

    Posted Apr 27th 2013, 12:00am by Keith Zhai

    ... but the sacking of a deputy township chief in quake-hit Lushan county has sparked a rare public outcry. Yang Chengyi, 47, was removed from his post at in Qingyuan township on Wednesday for being absent from a relief work site at Hengxi village, making him the first official to lose his job in the wake of Saturday's magnitude 7 earthquake. But Yang's removal attracted sympathy from ...

  3. News - China - SICHUAN EARTHQUAKE

    'How long must we wait before help arrives?'

    Posted Apr 23rd 2013, 09:49pm by Keith Zhai

    ... than enough relief supplies while many rural people like them remained starving and homeless. Wang Dong , Taiping's party chief, urged villagers to stay calm, saying "a lot ... Keqiang's visit to the township on Sunday. Xinhua also reported yesterday that medical workers took care of a newborn boy in a tent serving as a temporary hospital in Taiping. Yang Hao, a farmer ...

  4. News - China - SICHUAN EARTHQUAKE

    Victims fear cadres padding quake losses

    Posted Apr 27th 2013, 12:00am by Keith Zhai

    ... low-level Communist Party officials were subsequently punished for misusing the funds. Yang Bing , who lives in the village of Shangba, said he had only received about 1,200 yuan five years ago ... Beijing," he said. "No one can be sure how they received their compensations, or based on what rules." Yang said local officials had only conducted a perfunctory check of the condition ...

  5. News - China - SICHUAN EARTHQUAKE

    Girl born amid rubble in 2008 dies in Yaan

    Posted Apr 25th 2013, 11:05am by Chris Luo

    ... Four-year-old Wang Yanxia was considered lucky and a gift to her family when she was born in the wake of the magnitude-8 earthquake that hit Wenchuan, Sichuan, in 2008. Now her family is struggling ... would be blessed her entire life. But she did not escape the catastrophe after all Wang Hongwu, the girl's father, recalled the day almost five years ago when Yanxia was born. It was May ...

  6. News - China - SICHUAN EARTHQUAKE

    Red Cross Society of China to reopen Guo Meimei scandal

    Posted Apr 25th 2013, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... Wang Yong, the spokesman for the society's oversight committee, said it would reopen an investigation into the Guo Meimei saga next month in a bid to repair the image of RCSC, The Beijing News reported. However, Wang Zhenyao, who sits on oversight committee, said any investigation would be subject to a vote among committee members. "We've said that we're going ...

  7. News - China - SICHUAN EARTHQUAKE

    One man's thousand-mile journey to reach his family in Sichuan quake zone

    Posted Apr 26th 2013, 03:23pm by Agence France Presse

    ... after frightened children. Yang Yue, a local official in Longmen, told AFP that there were many local families whose menfolk had left to work in other parts of China. But he said the elderly, ... majority of these migrant workers are returning home to help their families,” Yang said, though he did not have figures on how many households were without men when the disaster struck. Two women ...

  8. News - China - SICHUAN EARTHQUAKE

    Lushan county mourns quake victims

    Posted Apr 27th 2013, 10:32am by Keith Zhai

    ... died," said 36-year-old housewife Li Jinqiu, wiping away tears. "I told my daughter that we should keep all the victims and those who helped us in our hearts." Yang Yuting hoped ...

  9. News - China - SICHUAN EARTHQUAKE

    Quake survivors find extraordinary strength in life-or-death moments

    Posted Apr 22nd 2013, 12:00am by MANDY ZUO

    ... or strangers. Yang Yurong, a middle-aged mother in Lushan, saved her son by lifting a 100kg concrete slab, the West China City Daily reported. The son, Ling Li, a married father of one, was using the washroom when their home started to collapse. He was pinned under the two-metre-long slab as his family fled the house. Yang rushed back inside when her son failed to emerge. "I don't ...

  10. News - China - SICHUAN EARTHQUAKE

    Military planes drop aid into Sichuan quake zone

    Posted Apr 23rd 2013, 12:00am by ZHUANG PINGHUI, Teddy Ng

    ... confirmed dead. Another 2,500 were injured and 20 remain missing. "We lack drugs," said Yang Mingqing, director of a hospital in the county. "We have to use other drugs, ...




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