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  1. Tourists inundate worst-hit area to pay their respects

    Posted May 13th 2009, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... regions of Beichuan county, from early yesterday morning. The traffic got even worse in the afternoon, when more people tried to get into Beichuan, which has been cordoned off for most of the past ... yesterday appeared to be tourists from neighbouring cities and counties who wanted to pay their respects and snap photos of the ruins. There was no organised protest by parents who lost ...

  2. HK legislators left stunned after seeing quake devastation

    Posted Jul 06th 2008, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... in the area. They also visited a damaged aluminium factory and a school in Wenchuan county as well as meeting families living in temporary housing in Dujiangyan. As debates heated up in Hong Kong about how best to help the quake victims, officials in Sichuan have high hopes the city will contribute to the rebuilding. Wenchuan county chief Liao Min said the city could not only make a monetary ...

  3. Delight at just having a wall again

    Posted May 25th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the 57km mountain road to the county's capital, Wenchuan town, would not be fixed anytime soon. Attention has instead focused on areas to the north, such as Beichuan and Qingchuan counties ... to pave the road further north have been largely blocked by the scale of landslides. The inaccessibility of the road has forced rescue materials to detour to Wenchuan through other repaired ...

  4. Media call for event to mark earthquake

    Posted Apr 15th 2009, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... in the month, over the Ching Ming holiday, the government organised a 10,000-strong memorial ceremony at the quake's epicentre, Yingxiu county, but authorities kept a tight grip on parents of dead ...

  5. 'Grandpa' Wen conspicuous by his absence

    Posted May 13th 2009, 12:00am by Martin Zhou

    ... at the official memorial service held in the epicentre town of Yingxiu yesterday. Nor did he attend any similar ceremonies in Beijing. His last public appearance was on Monday, after presiding over ...

  6. Wen's meeting with Ban well scripted

    Posted May 25th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to expect big news if they joined an organised tour yesterday morning. Three helicopters carried more than 30 journalists to Yingxiu, in Wenchuan county, at about 9am to await the arrival of Mr Wen ...

  7. Helping to repair Sichuan, and our image

    Posted Jul 18th 2008, 12:00am by Bernard Chan

    ... public revenue to specific parts of the devastated region. For example, Guangdong will look after Wenchuan, the epicentre of the quake. Municipal departments have their own part to play. Shanghai ... of Yingxiu, where up to 70 per cent of the buildings had been levelled. The rest will be pulled down. The survivors have been evacuated, so the place is deserted. It looks shocking on television, ...

  8. Wenchuan ruins being considered for museum

    Posted Jul 26th 2008, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... for the site where the earthquake museum will be built.' Wenchuan officials have said they want the county seat to become not just a place to remember the 8,600 dead - almost half the town's ... Earlier reports said a monument, memorial hall and museum would be built along the 300km Longmen Fault, which links the counties at the quake's epicentre - Wenchuan and Beichuan. The heritage ...

  9. Wenchuan county to be rebuilt on fault line

    Posted May 27th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter The mountainous terrain surrounding Wenchuan county means its residents will have to rebuild on the same site, which sits on a seismic fault line, a local official said. ... metres of buildings in downtown Wenchuan was intact. He said more than half had to be demolished and rebuilt from scratch, the Nanfang Daily reported. Unlike nearby Beichuan county, which would ...

  10. Reopening of roads 'remains arduous task'

    Posted May 29th 2008, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... rocks. 'It remains an arduous task to reopen roads between Yingxiu and Wenchuan, between Wolong and Yingxiu, and between Beichuan and Mao counties,' he said. Most roads were reopened ...




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