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March 14, 2018
Yet, he remained largely in the shadow of Mr Jiang and at critical times, such as the Sichuan earthquake of 2008, there were clear communications from the military that there were two lines of command – to Mr Jiang and then to Mr Hu. Given the tenuous relationship between titles and power in the CCP,ÃâÃÂ ...
March 8, 2018
In 2008, China had an earthquake in Sichuan province, our PNG brothers and sisters put a hand on help when we need, we always remember and appreciate that. Love has no boundaries,” he said. “Today, we are here to pass the cheque raised by staff and China State-owned enterprises, to help thoseÃâÃÂ ...
March 7, 2018
In a bid to help lift residents who currently live in the park area out of poverty, as well as promoting the park itself, a number of organisations, including the Sichuan branch of Bank of China, the Sichuan Forestry Department, the local branch of the China Red Cross Society and the Chengdu Research BaseÃâÃÂ ...
March 7, 2018
China's Jiuzhaigou national park, one of Sichuan Province's UNESCO World Heritage Sites, will partially reopen to tourists on March 8 after being hit by a 7.0 magnitude earthquake in August 2017. Some of the park's popular sites, including the Nuorilang Waterfall, which was reduced to a pile of mud in theÃâÃÂ ...
Lonely Planet Travel News
March 6, 2018
One of China's most celebrated national parks is set to reopen this week after it was damaged in an earthquake last autumn. Jiuzhaigou National Park, located in Sichuan province in western China, is a Unesco World Heritage Site known for its turquoise-blue lakes and pine mountain scenery. The parkÃâÃÂ ...
March 1, 2018
Jiuzhaigou, a scenic area in Sichuan province on the UNESCO World Natural Heritage list, will partially reopen March 8 and begin welcoming visitors for the first time since the devastating earthquake in August. Admission fees will be preferential in March, charging each visitor only 40 yuan ($6.3). For theÃâÃÂ ...
February 22, 2018
Chinese Ambassador to the EU Zhang Ming joined the Vice-President of European Parliament Dimitrios Papadimoulis, Chair of the China-EU Friendship Group of European Parliament Nirj Deva, European Parliament member Istvan Ujhelyi at a photo exhibition marking the 10th anniversary of theÃâÃÂ ...
Daily Free Press (blog)
February 20, 2018
He covered his office wall with the many names of Chinese children who lost their lives in the 2008 Sichuan earthquake. The 7.9 magnitude earthquake not only destroyed schools but also the people's' trust in the Chinese government. For months, locals had no information on the total death toll theÃâÃÂ ...
February 14, 2018
Then in 2008, after I had moved back to China, Sichuan had an earthquake. It was devastating: more than 80,000 lives disappeared. Many of the dead were young people at school and university. I'd been writing a daily blog – about modern Chinese society, the government and art – but I stopped suddenlyÃâÃÂ ...
February 12, 2018
HONG KONG, CHINA - Media OutReach - Feb 13, 2018 - In the aftermath of the devastating 2008 Sichuan earthquake, a group of Hong Kong-based scholars introduced customised ecotourism development guidelines to a renowned national nature reserve that is home to the vulnerable giant panda.
February 12, 2018
WENCHUAN, Sichuan, Feb. 13 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping Monday visited Yingxiu Town of Wenchuan County, epicenter of the magnitude 8 earthquake that hit southwest China's Sichuan Province on May 12, 2008. Xi, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China CentralÃâÃÂ ...
December 31, 1999
Aerial photo taken on March 8, 2018 shows the Changhai scenic area in the snow in Jiuzhai Valley in southwest China's Sichuan Province. Part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site Jiuzhai Valley reopened on March 8 after a magnitude 7 earthquake struck the popular tourist destination in August 2017.
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