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  1. News - China - EARTHQUAKE

    The day that time stood still: hundreds die in Yunnan quake despite warnings

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 09:33pm by Mimi Lau

    ... Mimi Lau mimi.lau@scmp.com Many died as shoddy homes crumbled despite warnings that a major earthquake was possible along a fault line in Yunnan province The day that time stood still In a way, time stopped at about 4.30pm on August 3 for Cao Zhengxian. Just before that, the Zhaotong fault deep below Ludian county in the Wumeng mountains in Yunnan province slipped, unleashing ...

  2. News - China - NATURAL DISASTER

    Yunnan hit by another earthquake

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 05:36am by Andrea Chen

    ... Andrea Chen andrea.chen@scmp.com Yunnan hit by another earthquake Yunnan province was struck by another earthquake on Sunday morning, leaving more than a dozen people injured. The quake ... Fei, from the Yunnan provincial earthquake administration, told China News Service. People living in the area said they felt a strong short jolt when the quake hit and that they ran immediately ...

  3. Business - Commodities - RESOURCES

    Yunnan miner tries its luck in Myanmar

    Posted Apr 08th 2013, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... Eric Ng eric.mpng@scmp.com China Polymetallic looks to acquire mining assets in neighbouring country but concerns grow over legal, political and security risks Yunnan miner tries its luck in Myanmar China Polymetallic Mining, the biggest lead and zinc resource holder in Yunnan province, is exploring opportunities to acquire resources in neighbouring Myanmar. Earlier this year, ...

  4. News - China - DISASTER

    Silence observed for victims of Yunnan earthquake

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 05:27am by MANDY ZUO

    ... Mandy Zuo mandy.zuo@scmp.com Three minutes silence observed as province comes to standstill to mourn those killed Yunnan remembers victims of quake Yunnan province observed a three-minute ... of cases of diarrhoea, she said. Zhao Shiwen, the deputy director of Yunnan's disease control centre, was quoted by China National Radio as saying that cases of fever and diarrhoea had been ...

  5. News - China - YUNNAN EARTHQUAKE

    Rescuers to work non-stop to lower dangerous barrier lake in Yunnan quake zone

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 06:36pm by Nectar Gan

    ... to divert water from a giant barrier lake, formed by landslides during the deadly earthquake in Yunnan province, which threatens to deluge villages and power stations. The channel, five metres wide ... Resources Department of Yunnan province said. The channel excavation requires 400 workers with 150 heavy machineries, including excavators, bulldozers and loaders, to work round the clock to meet ...

  6. News - China - YUNNAN EARTHQUAKE

    'Have we been forgotten?' Yunnan villagers say help hasn't come four days after quake

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 03:59pm by Mimi Lau

    ... could dig potatoes and corn from the fields, and they slept [outside], but the water shortage is a critical issue for many families there." Video: A scene of destruction in the Yunnan quake ... in hopes of attracting rescue helicopters to drop supplies, Yunnan's Metropolis Times reported. Residents there were still waiting for rescuers and supplies to arrive. They said local ...

  7. News - China - YUNNAN EARTHQUAKE

    Rescue efforts continue as 'golden period' ends in Yunnan quake zone

    Posted Aug 06th 2014, 11:38pm by Mimi Lau, Nectar Gan

    ... Mimi Lau in Longtoushan, Yunnan and Nectar Gan Death toll rises to 589 as an 88-year-old is saved after 50 hours in rubble 'Golden period' for quake rescue over The death toll from the magnitude-6.5 earthquake in Yunnan jumped to 589 yesterday, as the 72-hour "golden period" for finding more people alive lapsed. Local fire services said rescue work would ...

  8. News - China - EARTHQUAKE

    Yunnan quake death toll jumps to 589 as 72-hour critical rescue period lapses

    Posted Aug 06th 2014, 11:47am by AFP, Nectar Gan

    ... Agence France-Presse in Longtoushan and Nectar Gan nectar.gan@scmp.com Officials urge against non-professional rescuers delivering 'substandard' aid to survivors The Yunnan ... and 2,401 are wounded, as of the latest figures released by the Yunnan provincial government. Authorities has called for volunteers to stay away from one of the disaster zones on Wednesday ...

  9. News - China - YUNNAN EARTHQUAKE

    Newly constructed bridge offers relief for those trapped in Yunnan quake zone

    Posted Aug 06th 2014, 03:39pm by Nectar Gan

    ... Nectar Gan nectar.gan@scmp.com Helicopters and airplanes also helping out rescue efforts for survivors as 72-hour critical period looms Relief supplies were finally able to reach Yunnan ... – becoming the first civil carrier to do so. READ: Landslides block aid from reaching Yunnan quake disaster as death toll surges to 589 The airline has transported more than 700 rescuers and 30 ...

  10. News - China - YUNNAN EARTHQUAKE

    Landslides block aid from reaching Yunnan quake disaster as death toll surges to 589

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 11:48pm by Mimi Lau, Nectar Gan

    ... Mimi Lau in Longtoushan, Yunnan and Nectar Gan Villager's effort to get supplies to elderly parents thwarted by landslides Desperate bid to help trapped family Wang Qiyong was desperate to get food and water to his parents trapped inside Longtoushan township, the epicentre of the earthquake which hit Yunnan province on Sunday. Wang survived the quake and headed off soon ...




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