From CRIEnglish.com: Donations for snow-ravaged and earthquake-hit areas of China from overseas Chinese exceeded 1.5 billion yuan (219 million U.S. dollars), said the Overseas Chinese Affairs Office of the State Council on...
by Wu Nan | Mar 2, 2008
A recent report, purported to come from the Beijing News (新京报), exposes massive electrical pole failures in Guizhou during this winter’s freak snowstorms. Despite appearing to have been removed from the newspaper’s...
by Wu Nan | Feb 24, 2008
How much did China’s worst snowstorms in five decades cost? According to Bloomberg, $21 billion in direct economic loss and 129 people died: Blizzards, ice and freezing temperatures since January have forced the evacuation...
by Xiao Qiang | Feb 22, 2008
On the China Media Project, David Bandurski writes: … we now have the first real rumblings of contention over government missteps, and the debate has been set off not by bolder media but by a now-embattled small-time...
by Xiao Qiang | Feb 18, 2008
Overseas political commentator Liang Jing wrote following essay, thanks to Dr. David Kelly for the translation: China’s 2008 snow storms are still far from approaching an end: tens of millions of farmers in mountain...
by Wu Nan | Feb 14, 2008
When I was in elementary school, our geography teacher told us how Lanzhou city in the northwest desert area of China had suffered from a water shortage. He said the city relied on the water cart system which supplied water...
by Kate Zhao | Feb 12, 2008
From Reuters : Severe winter weather is forecast to affect much of China over the next few days, potentially contributing to fresh transport problems just as millions of people return to work after the week-long Lunar New Year...
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