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August 19 1931 Yangtze River at it’s peak in China; over 3 million die


On August 19th 1931, the Yangtze River in China was causing chaos, having peaked the previous day, during a horrible flood that killed 3.7 million people directly and indirectly over the next several months. This was perhaps the worst natural disaster of the 20th century. The Yangtze River runs through southern China, one of the … Continue reading

July 15 2012 China Daily mail Headlines (July 13-15)


Post-90s generation dare to rise up; China’s future hopeful Posted by chankaiyee2 ⋅ July 15, 2012 ⋅ Leave a Comment Thousands of students, supported by their parents and teachers and mobilising through online social media, played a central role in the recent protests against plans for a heavy-metal plant in Shifang , Sichuan province. Now some … Continue reading

May 22 2012 China Daily Mail Headlines


China targets infrastructure to lift economy Posted by Craig Hill ⋅ May 22, 2012 ⋅ Leave a Comment China will fast track approvals for infrastructure investment to combat a slowdown in the economy, a state-backed newspaper reported on Tuesday, showing how Premier Wen Jiabao‘s call for policies to support growth is being put into action. The … Continue reading

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