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A Mother’s Tale, on the 5th Anniversary of Wenchuan Earthquake


On May 12, 2008, an 8.0 magnitude earthquake stuck Wenchuan area in Sichuan province. 80,000 died, including more than 5,000 students age from four to eighteen. The quake exposed what has since been known as tofu-dreg construction projects. In Beichuan … Continue reading

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The Ya’an Earthquake: Donation Revolt in Mainland China, Taiwan and Hong Kong, by Qing Lang


Qing Lang (晴朗) is a commentator for Radio Free Asia’s Cantonese service. You can read the original here. Translated by Jack. Whether or not the Ya’an earthquake was a man-made disaster, whether or not the Three Gorges Dam influenced Sichuan’s … Continue reading

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