Posts Tagged ‘ xinhua news agency ’

36 killed, hundreds injured in new China flooding (AP)

Aug 16th, 2010 | By worldnews

BEIJING – At least 36 people have died and 23 others are missing in fresh flooding from torrential rains in China’s Gansu province, the latest
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Death toll in China landslides rises to 1,117 (AP)

Aug 11th, 2010 | By worldnews

ZHOUQU, China – Heavy rains on Wednesday lashed a remote section of northwestern China as the death toll from weekend flooding that triggered massive landslides
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Death toll in China landslide rises to 337 (AP)

Aug 9th, 2010 | By worldnews

ZHOUQU, China – Rescuers dug through mud and wreckage Monday searching for more than 1,100 people missing after flash floods and landslides struck northwestern China
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Asia flooding plunges millions into misery (AP)

Aug 8th, 2010 | By worldnews

BEIJING – Rescuers searched Monday for an estimated 1,300 people left missing after rubble-strewn floodwaters tore through a remote corner of northwestern China, just one
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127 dead, thousands missing in China landslides

Aug 8th, 2010 | By admin

Rubble-strewn floodwaters tore through a remote corner of northwestern China on Sunday, smashing buildings, overturning cars and killing at least 127 people. Half of an entire town was under water and an estimated 2,000 more people were missing in the latest deluge in a summer that has seen China’s worst seasonal flooding in a decade.
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Asia flooding plunges millions into misery (AP)

Aug 8th, 2010 | By worldnews

BEIJING – Floods and landslides across Asia plunged millions into misery Sunday as rubble-strewn waters killed at least 127 in northwestern China and 4 million
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80 dead, thousands missing in China landslides (AP)

Aug 8th, 2010 | By worldnews

BEIJING – Landslides killed at least 80 people and left an estimated 2,000 missing Sunday in northwest China’s Gansu province, the latest disaster caused by
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7 miners rescued after China mine fire kills 16 (AP)

Aug 7th, 2010 | By worldnews

BEIJING – Rescue workers pulled out the last seven trapped workers Saturday after an underground fire killed 16 people in China’s latest mining disaster. The
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China mines still deadly, as bosses ordered below

Aug 4th, 2010 | By admin

A month ago, China’s premier ordered mining officials to go down into the shafts with their workers, but the step meant to improve safety in the world’s deadliest mines hasn’t saved lives. More than 100 people have died in that time, with 24 people killed in two mine accidents reported Tuesday. State media have noted
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Floods wash chemicals into northeast China river (AP)

Jul 28th, 2010 | By worldnews

BEIJING – Workers began cleaning up a chemical spill in northeastern China on Thursday after more than 3,000 containers of chemicals were washed into a
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