JIANLI, China (Reuters) - More than 200 divers combed a capsized Chinese ship in the Yangtze River on Wednesday looking for more than 400 missing people, many of them elderly Chinese tourists, as Premier Li Keqiang called for a transparent investigation.
The violent windstorm that tipped over a Chinese ferry boat carrying 458 people originated from a towering group of thunderstorms.
In an effort to stoke nationalism and distract its people from a slowing economy, the Chinese government has been acting particularly aggressively in the South China Sea. This is one of the most dangerous games in the world. For over...Show More Summary
WUHAN, China -– The eyes of the Chinese people are fixed on the Yangtze River, where Monday evening a cruise boat capsized in what could be the worst maritime disaster in years. As of Tuesday evening only 14 of the 456 people aboard the Eastern Star had been rescued, and five bodies had been found. Show More Summary
China's state TV has captured harrowing footage of a 65-year-old woman being rescued by divers after a cruise ship carrying hundreds of passengers capsized in the Yangtze River on Monday. Over 400 people are still unaccounted for inShow More Summary
Rescuers responded after a cruise ship went down in a storm on China’s Yangtze River with 458 people aboard, most of them elderly
Ship capsizes in "tornado" on southern stretch of Yangtze. Rescuers fought bad weather on Tuesday as they searched for more than 400 people, many of them elderly Chinese tourists,
Divers have pulled two people alive from inside a capsized cruise ship and are preparing to rescue at least four more, Chinese state broadcaster CCTV says, giving some small hope to an apparently massive tragedy with well over 400 people still missing on the Yangtze River. Only 18 people are...
JIANLI COUNTY, China/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Rescuers fought bad weather on Tuesday as they searched for more than 400 people, many of them elderly Chinese tourists, missing after a ship capsized on the Yangtze River in what was likelyShow More Summary
A lot of people live on the Chinese coast—and they would be very, very wet. As sea levels rise, Shanghai is sinking—and at least one study ranks it as the most vulnerable city in the world for future floods. A new series of maps looks at what would happen to it, and other major coastal cities in China, if all of the ice sheets in the world melted. Read Full Story
At least 300 Chinese travelers have canceled trips they'd planned to South Korea amid reports that two people have died in the country after contracting Middle East Respiratory Syndrome. [ more › ]
Over 400 people are missing as a Chinese cruise ship capsized during a rainstormon the Yangtze River. Most of the... The post Over 400 Missing in China Ship Disaster – Captain & Engineer Among 20 Rescued appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.
The small cruise ship sank in the Yangtze River, but so far only eight people have been rescued, according to the Chinese state broadcaster
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - A passenger ship carrying 458 people, many elderly tourists, sank in China's Yangtze River on Monday night during a storm and only 12 people had been rescued so far, state media said.
A passenger boat carrying 458 people capsized and sank on the Yangtze River on Monday, according to Chinese state media. Just eight people have been rescued so far, and 400 remain missing, with rescue efforts being hampered by bad weather, according to Xinhua, the state-controlled news agency. Show More Summary
WUHAN, June 2 (Xinhua) — The BBC is reporting that a passenger ship carrying 458 people sank Monday night in the Hubei section of China’s Yangtze River. The ship, named Dongfangzhixing (Eastern Star), sank at around 9:28 p.m. in the Jianli (Hubei Province) section of the Yangtze River, according to the Yangtze River navigation administration. Show More Summary
(Reuters) - A passenger ship carrying 458 people sank in the Hubei province section of China's Yangtze River on Monday night, Xinhua news agency said, citing the Yangtze River navigation administration.
A passenger ship carrying more than 444 people sank overnight in China’s Yangtze River, according to state media reports.
At least 20 people rescued after vessel with more than 400 people on board sinks on Yangtze River in southern China.
You ever hear of this? People's "Year of Yes;" that year of their lives when they are going to change their point of view by oh, you know making a plan to say yes to: falling in love, losing weight, learning Chinese, hiking the Appalachian...Show More Summary