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  1. News - China - SICHUAN

    Quality of 'Macau-built' structures in Yaan under scrutiny

    Posted Apr 23rd 2013, 01:10pm by Ernest Kao

    ... Staff Reporters A Sichuan school rebuilt after the 2008 Wenchuan earthquake with funding from the Macau government has sparked quality concerns after tremors from Saturday’s Yaan ... from Yaan. More than 1,000 students in a Beichuan city school were killed after the building they were in crumbled within seconds. Despite being located in an earthquake-prone region- the 2013 ...

  2. News - China - SICHUAN EARTHQUAKE

    Girl born amid rubble in 2008 dies in Yaan

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

    ... at a hospital in Yaan, news portal Cheng.cn reported on Wednesday. "At first we thought that if she managed to survive the Wenchuan earthquake, she would be blessed her entire life. But she did ... Chris Luo chris.luo@scmp.com Falling debris hit girlas she rushed out of the house when the magnitude-7 quake struck Lushan county on Saturday Girl born amid rubble in 2008 dies in Yaan ...

  3. News - China - SICHUAN EARTHQUAKE

    Victims of quake in Yaan, Sichuan, complain about lack of relief aid

    Posted Apr 22nd 2013, 12:00am by ZHUANG PINGHUI

    ... this' Authorities in quake-hit Yaan city expect most relief materials to reach local people today, amid complaints of not enough government-provided aid. "How are we going to live like ... children, the elderly and pregnant women." Yaan vice-mayor Liao Lei said some residents had not received relief aid because of massive road congestion, which was expected to ease by today. ...

  4. News - China

    New quakes hit Sichuan's Yibin city

    Posted Apr 25th 2013, 12:34pm by Staff Reporter

    ... View Yaan Earthquake and SCMP coverage in a larger map ... Thousands of homes were destroyed and at least 47 people were injured after two earthquakes, at 4.8 and 4.2 magnitude, jolted Sichuan’s Yibin city on Thursday morning, said a government ...

  5. News - China

    In China, Samsung outshines Apple in Sichuan earthquake donations

    Posted Apr 22nd 2013, 01:00pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler As rescuers worked against time to reach those still trapped in rubble left by the devastating Sichuan earthquake, tech companies on Monday were also in a race, vying for generosity points in one of the world's largest markets. Samsung, the world's largest smartphone maker, is donating 60 million yuan (HK$75.4 million) to help relief efforts in Yaan ...

  6. News - China - SICHUAN

    Survivors frustrated by lack of help after Sichuan quake

    Posted Apr 22nd 2013, 11:34pm by Reuters in Lushan

    ... the village on Monday and stopped briefly to apologise for the delay in help. “The secretary mentioned subsidies to rebuild our homes. We hope they do what they say,” Zhang said. View Yaan Earthquake ... Reuters in Lushan Hundreds of survivors of an earthquake that killed more than 200 people in southwest China pushed into traffic on a main road on Monday, waving protest signs, demanding ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - CITY BEAT

    We do love our country, but we also love our money

    Posted Apr 29th 2013, 12:00am by JOSHUA BUT

    ... Joshua But Reluctance to donate to earthquake fund is not a lack of patriotism, more a fear of corruption We do love our country, but we also love our money The devastating earthquake ... But it could take longer to rebuild the love than it will an earthquake-hit zone. ...

  8. News - China - SICHUAN DISASTER

    Landslides from rain and aftershocks will impede Sichuan quake rescue efforts

    Posted Apr 22nd 2013, 01:32pm by Ernest Kao

    ... of causalities were, the National Health and Planning Commission said. As of Monday afternoon, about 11,000 people have been reported as injured and 21 are missing. View Yaan Earthquake in a larger map ... sparking concerns over how transportation and relief work would be affected. Showers ranging from about five to 20 millimetres are expected to fall on Monday and Tuesday over central Sichuan’s Yaan ...

  9. News - China - SICHUAN DISASTER

    Rescuers battle to help victims of Sichuan quake as death toll hits 188

    Posted Apr 22nd 2013, 12:00am by ZHUANG PINGHUI, Teddy Ng

    ... counties, under Yaan city. The State Council banned unauthorised rescue efforts and individual vehicles from going to the quake zone for fear of making the traffic problems worse. Pictures: Strong quake hits Yaan  The quake- said to be of 7.0 magnitude by mainland seismic authorities but 6.6 by the US Geological Survey- hit the Yaan area on Saturday. It came three weeks ahead ...

  10. News - China - SICHUAN EARTHQUAKE

    PLA shows quick response to Lushan earthquake

    Posted Apr 21st 2013, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... the lead in bringing rapid relief to the many victims In stark contrast to the Great Sichuan Earthquake five years ago, the central government and the army showed yesterday that they could respond ... mobilised and deployed to the scene with plentiful relief supplies. They comprised teams sent by the military, armed police and central government agencies including the National Earthquake ...




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