ANOTHER backwater mountain area in China's southwest recently imposed itself on our national consciousness, in a tragic manner. On August 3 a deadly magnitude-6.5 quake struck Yunnan Province, catapulting the otherwise little known name of Ludian ... Shanghai Daily, 2 weeks ago
Yang Yong is an independent geologist and director of the Hengduan Mountain Research Institute. Liu Qin (LQ): What evidence is there linking the Ludian earthquake with hydropower development? Yang Yong (YY): Currently we just need to take the ...China Dialogue, 1 week ago
With 600 courses nationwide, golf's a growing sport in China. Daniel Richardson tees off. At Shanghai's Silport Golf Club, almost every group of players is given a cart and a caddy. You don't simply grab your clubs and head out for a round of ...New Zealand Herald, 1 week ago
As the death toll from an earthquake in south-western China rose to 589 on Wednesday, it has rekindled a debate about whether the country's rush to build big dams is to blame for such calamities. Search-and-rescue teams took advantage of drier ...Helsinki Times, 3 weeks ago China quake reignites debate on country's rush to build large dams Washington Post, 3 weeks ago China quake rekindles debate on dam-building rush Washington Post, 3 weeks ago
Famed for its natural environment and diverse culture, Chengdu is one of the most popular tourist destinations in China. (Zhu Xinxing / China Daily) A bride wearing a long, delicate wedding dress is shooting wedding photos with her husband in a ...China Daily Asia, 1 month ago Chengdu Report: Chengdu: China's most livable city CHINAdaily, 2 months ago
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