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2010-11-07 10:50:49

The devastating 2008 Wenchuan earthquake marks a defining moment for China's earthquake science program.

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2010-10-25 09:10:00

The impact of China's devastating 2008 earthquake was substantially lessened by environmental conservation programs for some of the country's most fragile habitats, according to research published in a journal of the Royal Swedish Academy of Science this week.

2010-09-16 20:54:59

India slides under Tibet, but how?

2010-01-18 05:32:00

HAIKOU, China, Jan. 18 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- At a ceremony held at its Haikou headquarters on the morning of Jan.

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2009-10-15 09:15:07

Using satellite radar data and GPS measurements, Chinese researchers have explained the exceptional geological events leading to the 2008 Wenchuan Earthquake that killed nearly 90,000 people in China’s Sichuan Province.

2009-07-15 13:00:00

HONG KONG, July 15 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- With it's continued economic development, China's demand for helicopters is rising every year. Helicopters are needed not only by military forces but also by public programs.

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2009-07-03 08:40:00

Western China is a very seismically active area and has had many catastrophic earthquakes during its history.

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2009-03-03 08:48:01

Mudslides that followed the May 12, 2008 Wenchuan, China earthquake, ranked by the US Geological Survey as the 11th deadliest earthquake ever recorded, may cause a carbon-dioxide release in upcoming decades equivalent to two percent of current annual global carbon emissions from fossil fuel combustion, a new study shows.

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2009-02-05 14:28:04

While some believe China’s devastating magnitude 7.9 earthquake last year was caused by natural occurrences, some government officials and scientists have blamed a man made dam.

2008-10-13 09:00:26

Hong Kong to aid Sichuan in quake rebuilding CHENGDU, Oct. 11 (Xinhua) -- Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) will donate 1.665 billion yuan to help Sichuan Province in southwestern China with its rebuilding after the May 12 earthquake. The money, about 243.6 million U.S.


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