On May 12, 2008, a magnitude-8 earthquake hit the Sichuan region leaving 87,000 dead, 370,000 injured and 5 million homeless. The quake-prone area has suffered many tremors since, including a magnitude-7 quake on August 8, 2017 which left 24 dead and 493 injured.
But underlying message is clear: that the central government expects reciprocal understanding and goodwill from the city.
Team aims to collaborate with researchers and countries to set up gravimeter machines around the world for a network of coverage and data collection.
Photos of a firefighter holding a baby survivor of a 6.8-magnitude recent earthquake in Sichuan, China, go viral as it’s revealed he was also saved by a fireman when a devastating 2008 quake hit the same area.
A pig that survived for 36 days in the aftermath of the devastating 2008 Sichuan earthquake died on Wednesday because of old age and exhaustion.
Teenager who lived through 2008 disaster is now one of country’s leading geneticists, and today she hopes the future of medicine lies in ‘safe and effective’ stem cell treatments.
Cheng Qiang was just 12 when a magnitude 8 tremor destroyed his village, but he never forgot the heroism of the soldiers sent to help and swore one day to join their ranks.
Comedy routine filmed last year condemned on social media for making fun of tragedy after video clips go viral.
Sichuan presenter gains instant fame for carrying on shooting in the middle of an earthquake, apologises later for sending the wrong message.
The charity Stand Tall has worked with amputees to get them to an ultramarathon on Lantau despite pain
A decade on, we return to the scene of one of China's worst natural disasters.
Chief executive Carrie Lam says reporters, such as Chan Ho-fai, have right to lawful news gathering and personal safety.
Official ceremony held in Wenchuan epicentre, memorials held across the province to commemorate the 87,000 who died 10 years ago on May 12
‘Enraged’ company calls incident ‘unacceptable’ as mainland officials bring two men to media appearance during which they apologised.
Ten years ago today, 87,000 people were killed, 370,000 injured and 5 million made homeless in a national catastrophe that united the country in compassion for the suffering and loss, and reflected the heartbreaking price of sacrificing building standards