A video from Vox’s Joss Fong explains why the 6.1 magnitude earthquake in Yunnan this month...
by Samuel Wade | Sep 7, 2012
Two earthquakes in south-west China have killed at least 67 people (as of 1:02 a.m., local time) and forced more than 100,000 from their homes. Xinhua described the damage and initial relief efforts. Sixty-seven people have been...
by Samuel Wade | Jul 29, 2011
Shanghai has been stricken with a plague of exploding glass windows, as substandard materials, design and maintenance meet fierce summer heat. From Shanghai Daily last week: “Poor quality, improper design or installation...
by Morgan Figuers | Jul 5, 2008
The Chinese government has announced plans for rebuilding towns and cleaning up damage from the earthquake. From Xinhua: China’s State Council published on Friday guidelines on post-quake reconstruction, emphasizing house...
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