Category Archives: China News

Quake Revealed Deficiencies of China’s Military

’s deployment of its armed forces to the May earthquake got good marks for public relations, but the effort left some veteran P.L.A.-watchers underwhelmed.

read more


Quake-battered Sichuan on high alert as flood season begins

CHENGDU, July 1 (Xinhua) — Southwest China’s Sichuan is on high alert as the flood season began on Tuesday in the province where the May 12 earthquake caused great damage to reservoirs and embankments. more

Preparing for the post-quake college entrance exam

The college entrance exam for earthquake area has been postponed to July 3-5.  Details:

372,000 people lose jobs after May 12 earthquake

CHENGDU, June 30 (Xinhua) — At least 372,000 urban residents in southwest China’s Sichuan Province lost their jobs because of the May 12 powerful earthquake, Vice Governor of Sichuan Li Chengyun said here on Monday. Details on sina

New rules for teachers after China earthquake

BEIJING – China is requiring more ethical responsibility from teachers following the highly publicized case of a high school teacher who fled his classroom during last month’s earthquake without making sure his students were safe. Details:

Pandas moving to new home

Two giant pandas rest at the Yunnan Zoo in Kunming, capital of Southwest China’s Yunnan Province, June 26, 2008. Three pandas were transferred to Kunming after the panda nature reserve in Wolong were severely damaged in last month’s magnitude-8.0 temblor. [Xinhua]

Weird Diet Helps Miracle Pig Survive China Quake

Soldiers discover a very special survivor more than a month after an earthquake devastated China’s Sichuan Province.

read more | digg story