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  1. News - China - SICHUAN FIVE YEARS ON

    Sichuan quake amputee dives back into life

    Posted May 12th 2013, 12:00am by CHOI CHI-YUK

    ... she was trapped for almost three days when her school collapsed in the massive earthquake that struck Sichuan five years ago. She now wants to be an "outstanding athlete". I saw her ...

  2. News - China - SICHUAN FIVE YEARS ON

    Dreams of better life after Sichuan quake dashed in Beichuan tourism zone

    Posted May 08th 2013, 12:00am by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... When a pedestrian street opened in Beichuan county, Sichuan, two years ago there was excitement at the prospect of a new beginning in the wake of the earthquake that levelled the region three ... continues to seek rent from the tenants, but owners have withheld payments and requested discounts. Cao Junlan, a souvenir vendor at the tourist centre near the Beichuan Earthquake Memorial Park, ...

  3. News - China - SICHUAN FIVE YEARS ON

    Peasant survivors of 2008 quake find life in modern flats a struggle

    Posted May 09th 2013, 12:00am by CHOI CHIYUK

    ... of tidy new flats now sit on the edge of a large kiwi fruit field in Shihua, Sichuan, which was devastated by an earthquake five years ago. The magnitude-8 quake toppled more than 200 houses ... exists. It is now known as Shihua district. As part of earthquake reconstruction, Dujiangyan has been turned into China's largest exporter of kiwi fruit. Four years ago, the provincial ...

  4. News - China - SICHUAN FIVE YEARS ON

    Hundreds mark fifth anniversary of Sichuan quake at mountain memorial

    Posted May 12th 2013, 01:37pm by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... placed a yellow chrysanthemum at the tomb of her only son Zhu Qiang, who died age 19 in the Sichuan earthquake, and started to burn money. Her eyes were red with tears and her voice trembled. ... able to say goodbye to him. I didn't even see the body." Zhu was a member of the armed police in Yingxiu and was killed by a landslide triggered by the earthquake. "He ...

  5. News - China - SICHUAN FIVE YEARS ON

    Hope flourishes among the despair of Sichuan quake five years on

    Posted May 12th 2013, 12:00am by CHOI CHI-YUK

    ... flattened Yingxiu as it mourned its lost children A desperate trek into quake zone remembered Five years after a devastating earthquake struck Sichuan province, killing more than 86,000 people, ... in a weak voice: "Uncle Choi, could you please tell me if the earthquake is a real one?" She was too shocked to come to terms with the devastation that had claimed the lives of most of her ...



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