On May 12, 2008, a devastating 7.9-magnitude earthquake hit Wenchuan, Sichuan and the surrounding...
by Samuel Wade | Jun 27, 2017
The following censorship instructions, issued to the media by government authorities, have been...
by Josh Rudolph | Jul 25, 2016
Commenting on the massive flooding that has led to at least 164 deaths in northern China over the...
by Cindy | Jul 11, 2016
Nearly two hundred people have been killed and 1.5 million displaced in recent weeks as a result...
by Cindy | Jul 8, 2016
Flooding across central and southern China has killed more than 100 people and submerged countless...
by Cindy | Nov 26, 2013
At the New York Times, Austin Ramzy compares China’s 2008 Wenchuan earthquake with the...
by Josh Rudolph | May 21, 2013
In 2011, Guo Meimei scandalized the name of the Red Cross Society of China at a time when many were already suspicious about the humanitarian NGO’s management of funds. After the devastating 6.6Mw earthquake hit Sichuan...
by Josh Rudolph | Apr 25, 2013
According to the latest official count, the earthquake that hit Sichuan province last weekend has so far been the cause of 196 deaths, 12,211 injuries, and 76,000 damaged houses. As the dust has been settling, stories of tragedy...
by Samuel Wade | Apr 23, 2013
Since Saturday morning, when a 6.6Mw earthquake struck near Sichuan’s Ya’an city, thousands of volunteers from students and white-collar workers to Tibetan monks have descended on the affected area to offer...
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