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  1. Infographics - NUCLEAR POWER

    Earthquake-prone areas and sites of nuclear power plants

    Posted Mar 20th 2011, 12:00am by Simon Scarr, Brian Wang, Henry Wong

    ... Simon Scarr, Brian Wang, Henry Wong Earthquake-prone areas and sites of nuclear power plants   ...

  2. Judge's faulty logic makes us quake

    Posted May 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... It's a pretty stunning charge: scientists face trial for manslaughter because they failed to predict a deadly earthquake. This is not fiction. In Italy, a judge has thrown the book at some of the country's top seismologists for not warning of the 6.3-magnitude earthquake that struck the medieval city of L'Aquila in 2009, leaving 308 people dead. The accused ...

  3. Earthquake activist vows to continue the fight

    Posted Jun 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Verna Yu verna.yu@scmp.com Mainland dissident Huang Qi, who helped families whose children died during the 2008 Sichuan earthquake, vowed to continue his rights activism after his release ... possession of state secrets'. He was jailed after he campaigned on behalf of parents who wanted to sue authorities following the deadly earthquake. Supporters said his jailing ...

  4. Coping with life 3 years after deadly earthquake

    Posted May 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Zhuang Pinghui in Deyang They have tried to heal their wounds and move on, but life remains a struggle for those scarred by the massive earthquake that killed more than 87,000 people ... but there is a long road ahead,' she said. Chen Zhixiu, a 57-year-old street cleaner in Yingxiu township, does not even want to think about the future. Her son was killed by the earthquake, leaving her ...

  5. Sevens to mourn victims of Japan, NZ earthquakes

    Posted Mar 16th 2011, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Victims of both the Japan and New Zealand earthquakes will be remembered at the Hong Kong Sevens, with organisers planning to raise funds for both tragedies. 'We were planning to do something for the Christchurch tragedy, but now with the Japan disaster, we will have to plan how we can include that too,' Hong Kong Rugby Football Union chairman Trevor Gregory said ...

  6. Camera prices rise after earthquake

    Posted Apr 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... A staff member at one store who wanted to remain anonymous said prices increased slightly four or five days after the earthquake and tsunami devastated Japan's northeastern coast. 'By ... and raised other prices marginally. 'Before the earthquake, we kept a lot of stock so we only raised prices 1 or 2 per cent,' said Sunlite Computronics owner James Miu, who cut prices ...

  7. Japan earthquake donations

    Posted Mar 22nd 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Red Cross Crossed cheques payable to 'Hong Kong Red Cross' sent to Hong Kong Red Cross, 33 Harcourt Road. Write 'Japan Earthquake 2011' on the back. Online donation at www.redcross.org.hk Inquiries: 2802-0021 The Salvation Army HSBC: 001-032366-002 Bank of East Asia: 015-515-40-400333-1 Bank of China: 012-878-1-044486-6 Hang Seng Bank: 024-385-094180-001 Details ...

  8. Earthquake shakes up baby formula delivery chain

    Posted Mar 15th 2011, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu Japan's massive earthquake has shaken markets around the world and caused untold economic losses- and it's also given Hong Kong mothers cause for concern. For Hong Kong investors, the earthquake may not be a big issue as Japanese markets have been weak for many years and many have not invested substantially there. What makes Japan important to Hongkongers ...

  9. Rules for building safety pay off

    Posted Sep 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Peta Tomlinson The earthquake and tsunami that devastated Japan six months ago appears to have caused no more than a rumble in Tokyo's property market. Tragically, for so many communities, at least 135,000 homes were destroyed and whole neighbourhoods wiped out in the disaster that killed nearly 16,000. Yet, even as the carnage mounted in the earthquake-ravaged coastal ...

  10. HK officials won't risk blame for a property market quake

    Posted Jul 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... earthquake paranoia running high, an eminent geophysicist went to the California government with a scheme he claimed could avert 'the Big One'- the much-feared mega-shock which many ... tectonic stresses through a series of small, relatively harmless tremors, rather than through one enormous earthquake. The idea was sound enough in theory, but instead of investigating further, ...




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