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Photos: Students in quake-hit Ludian return to school

32 minutes agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Students in the earthquake-hit Ludian county of Yunnan province gathered at the Longguan Middle School on September 1 and commenced the first day of school with a solemn flag-raising ceremony, Tencent News. [ more › ]

When Someone Asks You If You Are a God

...you know what to say. Likewise, when someone asks you if you want to try seven samples of decent tea from around Yunnan, you say YES. While we're on the subject, it is a truism that my entire childhood was changed when I first heard the following: "Everything was fine until dickless here turned off the power grid." "Is this true?" "Yes it's true.  This man has no dick." I was

Stromatolites From Anisian Triassic Southwest China

Early Middle Triassic stromatolites from the Luoping area, Yunnan Province, Southwest China: Geobiologic features and environmental implicationsAuthors:Luo et alAbstract:An early Middle Triassic stromatolite deposit is documented from the Guanling Formation of the Luoping area, Yunnan, SW China. Show More Summary

5.0-magnitude earthquake strikes Yongshan county, Yunnan province

Following the 6.5-magnitude quake that left over 600 people dead in Yunnan province earlier this month, yet another 5.0-magnitude earthquake hit Yongshan county, Yunnan around 6:07 on Sunday morning. Its epicenter measured around 7,000 meters, according to Tencent News reports. [ more › ]

Picture China: Rescued Puppy, Quake Volunteers, Shanghai Book Fair

The day's China news in pictures: A volunteer feeds a rescued puppy in Beijing, quake volunteers serve a meal in Yunnan Province, staff members prepare for the upcoming Shanghai Book Fair.

Photo Essay: Mourning For Quake Victims in Yunnan

In their rush to dig out and dispose of bodies in the wake the worst earthquake to hit Yunnan province in 14 years, many relatives were left fretting for the souls of the departed.

LOOK: Four kids draw their dreams in the aftermath of Yunnan earthquake

2 weeks agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Check out these four moving drawings depicting the dreams of four children in the aftermath of the Yunnan quake. The kids drew them on cardboard in crayon inside a tent in quake-stricken Ludian [ more › ]

Picture China: Mourning for Quake Victims, Bus Crash, Super Moon

The day’s China news in pictures: people light candles during a ceremony to mourn victims of the Yunnan earthquake, a tour bus carrying 40 people falls off a cliff following a three-vehicle pile-up, a super moon is seen in Beijing and more.

Look: Cooking a meal for 3,000 victims in Yunnan quake zone

3 weeks agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Around 3,000 temporarily settled victims from the Yunnan earthquake were fed as residents pitched in to cook a massive rice meal, according to Tencent News. [ more › ]

Apple donates $1.6 million following major Chinese earthquake

Apple has donated 10 million yuan ($1.6 million) to support relief efforts in China following the major earthquake in the country’s Yunnan Province earlier this week. The 6.5-magnitude earthquake is the worst disaster to have hit the area in a … Read more ›

Apple to donate $1.6M for earthquake relief in China - report

Apple is said to have committed some 10 million yuan -- $1.6 million -- to support relief efforts following an earthquake in China's Yunnan province earlier this week that left over 600 people dead, the second time in as many years that the iPhone maker has pledged significant financial aid in the wake of a natural disaster.

Apple Offers $1.6 Million In Relief Funds And 'Deepest Sympathies' For Those Affected By China's Major Earthquake (AAPL)

China’s Yunnan Province was struck by a major 6.1 magnitude earthquake this past weekend, which took the lives of nearly 600 people and caused more than 200,000 people to relocate, according to The Los Angeles Times. Apple, which has...Show More Summary

Apple Makes $1.6 Million Donation to Support Chinese Earthquake Relief Efforts

Following a major earthquake in China's Yunnan Province earlier this week that killed over 600 people and caused widespread damage, Apple has made a donation of 10 million yuan ($1.6 million) in support of relief efforts in the region, reports CRIENGLISH.com. Show More Summary

Tim Cook expresses sympathy for earthquake victims in Yunnan, China

Apple CEO Tim Cook has expressed his sympathies with the people of Yunnan, China, after a major earthquake hit the region last week. Almost 600 people have died as a result of the quake so far, and, with 230,000 people having been evacuated. Show More Summary

Tim Cook shares ‘deepest sympathies’ following destructive earthquake in Yunnan, China

In an email to employees, Apple CEO Tim Cook shared his “deepest sympathies” to the people of Yunnan, China after the region was struck by a disastrous earthquake this past weekend. The earthquake took the lives of 589 people and caused the relocation of over 200,000 people, according to reports. Team, Our deepest sympathies go […]

Stories of donations and support to quake victims inspire online

3 weeks agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Stories of public relief efforts in the wake of last weekend's deadly 6.5-magnitude earthquake in Yunnan have been making the rounds online. A Taobao merchant named Adil Memettur made headlines this week for his donation of 5,000 kgShow More Summary

China’s Migrant Workers Make Arduous Journey Back to Quake-Devastated Villages

Scores of Chinese who left their villages to find work in cities are making arduous journeys back after a devastating earthquake struck in the country's southwestern Yunnan province.

Kitten and child comfort one another after China earthquake

3 weeks agoOdd : Boing Boing

"A child, cuddling a cat, rests under a shelter at the earthquake zone in Ludian county, Zhaotong, Yunnan province, China August 5, 2014." Photo: Reuters.

14-year-old Yunnan quake victim pleads for help with stone-made 'SOS' sign

3 weeks agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

An arrangement of stones spelling out "SOS", along with two Chinese characters reading the same thing, was spotted on the Yingchuang mountainside in Longtaushan Town, Yunnan, as rescue work has not yet reached this zone affected by the deadly 6.5-magnitude earthquake that struck over the weekend, Sina News reports. [ more › ]

Elderly Yunnan quake victim refuses treatment, says young people should be saved first

3 weeks agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

A 76-year-old victim of the Yunnan earthquake refused to receive any treatment from medical teams, insisting that such care should be reserved for the young, Oriental Daily reports. [ more › ]

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