Fauna from the blog chinaSMACK reports on the netizen reaction to the Beichuan government’s purchase of SUVs with earthquake donation money. Have you donated money for the earthquake yet? Are Beichuan’s disaster victims...
by Sophie Beach | Dec 28, 2008
Edward Wong reports for the New York Times on the status of recovery efforts in Beichuan County, one of the areas hardest hit by the May earthquake: More than seven months after the earthquake ravaged southwestern China, new...
by Sophie Beach | Jun 11, 2008
The New York Times has the latest on the so-called Quake Lake and the destruction of Beichuan, one of the town hardest hit by last month’s earthquake: The surge of floodwater into the town, Beichuan, was part of an effort...
by Linjun Fan | Jun 2, 2008
A 32-year-old resident of Chengdu City embarked on a week-long odyssey, rafting over earthquake-made lakes and crawling past landslides in search of his mother, who was traveling in the mountains of Beichuan County as a tourist...
by Paulina Hartono | May 30, 2008
Possible danger from the “quake lake” Tangjiashan may lead to the evacuation of 1.3 million people. AP reports: More than 1 million people may have to evacuate dozens of villages in a Sichuan province valley if an...
by Xiao Qiang | May 15, 2008
Beichuan, in the southwestern Sichuan Province, was one of the areas hardest hit by the 7.9-magnitude quake. The seven story main building which contained 21 classrooms, with about 1000 students and teachers, collapsed when the...
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