China News

The Sydney Morning Herald | Jun 24, 2017

Fifteen people are dead after a landslide struck a village in south-western China.

Foxnews | Jun 24, 2017

Crews searching through the night in the rubble left by a landslide that buried a mountain village under tons of soil and rocks in southwestern China found 15 bodies, but more than 110 more people remained missing.

New York Times | Jun 24, 2017

Millions have joined faith organizations like Fo Guang Shan, aiming to fill what they see as a moral vacuum. But to operate in China, groups like Fo Guang Shan must compromise.

New York Times | Jun 24, 2017

The Venerable Master Hsing Yun, one of modern China’s most prominent religious figures, talks about Buddhism’s place in Chinese culture.

Los Angeles Times | Jun 24, 2017

It’s becoming a common refrain. A new social networking technology takes China by storm. Its users outsmart the censors, ushering in an era of relative freedom. And then, almost inevitably, the Communist Party begins to feel threatened and shuts it down. Thus is the story of live-streaming apps....

Foxnews | Jun 24, 2017

The Latest on a landslide in southwestern China (all times local): 1:30 a.m.

Foxnews | Jun 24, 2017

A county government in southwestern China says around 100 people from 40 homes are feared buried by a landslide that crashed into their homes.

Foxnews | Jun 24, 2017

Two giant pandas from China have landed safely in Berlin where they are being welcomed by the German capital's mayor and the Chinese ambassador.

Time | Jun 24, 2017

(BEIJING) — More than 120 people were buried by a landslide that caused huge rocks and a mass of earth to come crashing into their homes in a mountain village in southwestern China early Saturday, officials said.
The landslide, which came from a mountain, engulfed a cluster of 62 homes and a hotel in the village of Xinmo in Mao County at about 6 a.m., the Sichuan provincial government said. Officials said 1.6 kilometers (1 mile) of road were buried in the disaster.

npr | Jun 24, 2017

In one of the most densely populated cities on Earth, a gardening cooperative is helping residents rediscover farming — in the sky.(Image credit: Deena Prichep for NPR)

Foxnews | Jun 24, 2017

More than 120 people were buried by a landslide that caused huge rocks and a mass of earth to come crashing into their homes in a mountain village in southwestern China early Saturday, officials said.

Guardian | Jun 24, 2017

A landslide has engulfed most of a village in Sichuan province, south-west China, leaving more than 140 people feared buried. Hundreds of rescue workers began moving tonnes of rock and shale in the village of Xinmo in the hope of finding survivors. One family of three managed to escape as the landslide hit their home

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Guardian | Jun 24, 2017

Rescue operation is under way in Sichuan province after more than 40 homes in Xinmo village were engulfed by landslide More than 140 people are feared to have been buried by a landslide in south-west China, officials have said.The landslide from a nearby mountain engulfed more than 40 homes and a hotel in Xinmo, a village in Sichuan province, at about 6am local time (2300 BST), the Mao county government said. Continue reading...

Guardian | Jun 24, 2017

Posters or other displays that could ‘embarrass’ leaders, such as mentions of Tiananmen Square, are ordered removed from tour routesHong Kong police have launched a crackdown on political banners and images ahead of a visit to the city by the Chinese president, Xi Jinping, to avoid “embarrassing” the country’s leaders.Swaths of Hong Kong will be locked down this week and at least 9,000 police officers, nearly a third of the territory’s force, are set to be deployed...

Los Angeles Times | Jun 24, 2017

More than 100 people are feared buried by a landslide that unleashed huge rocks and a mass of earth that crashed into their homes in southwestern China early Saturday, a county government said. The landslide from a mountain engulfed a cluster of more than 40 homes and a hotel in the village of...

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