Friday, April 30, 2010

China, Taixing Town Center Kindergarten Attack

Via Tiexue in Chinese

Crowds gather near the Taixing Town Center Kindergarten, waiting
for updates from authorities.

Crowds gathered near the Taixing Town Center Kindergarten, authorities had closed area streets.

Blood splatter left following the Taixing Town Center Kindergarten attack on Thursday

Blood stains left at the scene of the Kindergarten attack in China, Jiangsu Province on Thursday

On Thursday, a knife wielding man injured 31 people at the Kindergarten, five of them seriously and two critically.

More here from Peoples Daily Online

Thursday, April 29, 2010

Terror at China, Leicheng First Primary School

China, Leizhou City--Leicheng Primary School student sleeping at a hospital in Guangdong Province after being attacked by a knife wielding man yesterday.

Leicheng First Primary School student, receiving medical treatment after being injured on Wednesday.

Chen Kangbing, a school teacher from Hongguan Primary School suffering from a mental illness and on medical leave since February 2006 broke into a primary school in Southern China on Wednesday, stabbing 16 students along with their teacher.

Leicheng First Primary School students suffered wounds to their heads, backs and arms remain in stable condition

More here from Shanghai Daily

Copycat Crime: Knife Wielding Man attacks 26 children, two teachers and a security guard at Zhongxin Kindergarten in the eastern City of Taixing, Jiangsu Province.

H/T: Xiao-Mei----Xiexie

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

China, Qinghai Earthquake Charity Fundraiser

Chinese Artists performing in Hong Kong on Monday for the survivors of the catastrophic 7.1 Qinghai Earthquake at 7:49 am on the 14 April

Jackie Chan, Sammo Hung, Andy Lau and others performing in Hong Kong on Monday during a charity program for the survivors of the devastating 7.1 Qinghai Earthquake

More than 300 celebrities participated in the "Artistes 414 Fundraising Campaign" helping to raise much needed money for the survivors of the Qinghai Earthquake.

More here from Channel News Asia

Video "Artistes 414 Fundraising Campaign" in Chinese

Jackie Chan in Hong Kong for Earthquake Relief Concert

China, Shanghai World Expo Park Rehearsal

Fireworks rehearsal over World Expo Park China, Shanghai more than 70 million tourists are expected to visit the city during the Expo

Fireworks explode over the World Expo Park during a fireworks rehearsal for the World Expo in Shanghai to open 01 May

Dozens of foreign leaders to attend opening ceremony of
Shanghai World Expo Via Xinhua News

Related: USA Pavilion---China, Shanghai

Expo 2010 Shanghai Via Peoples Daily Online

Sunday, April 25, 2010

Beijing Capsule Homes--2 Square Meters Each

Qi Zhang from Shanxi Province moving into her new Capsule Home
in China, Beijing

Qi Zhang new Capsule Home for less than 250 Yuan a month.

Qi Zhang seen reading through wire mesh of her new capsule home.

After 5 day Free Trial Offer Qi Zhang decides to stay.

The first night in her new Capsule Home Qi Zhang, said that she didn't get much sleep because of the noise but as soon as she got used to it, she found it OK after decorating her new home with pictures and wall paper.

More here from What's On Xiamen

H/T: China Fuzz

Related: Beijing: Capsule Apartments---Via China Hush

Friday, April 23, 2010

China Netizens Show Support For Qinghai

China Netizens show their support and wishing well survivors of the Qinghai Earthquake.

More here including additional images from Net Ease in Chinese

H/T: Fauna

Thursday, April 22, 2010

China, Qinghai Earthquake Death Toll Disputed

Chinese girl sitting amidst the rubble of collapsed buildings in Jiegu

Chinese Soldiers sent into Jiehgu, to look for survivors following the Qinghai Earthquake.

A Chinese Woman carries her child as she stands in the ruins of her house in Jiegu, Qinghai Province

A Tibetan Woman next to her make shift stove as she cooks amid the rubble following last weeks Qinghai Earthquake.

Chinese authorities report that 2,183 people have perished from the devastating Qinghai Province earthquake.

Tibetan Lamas and Rescue workers are disputing the death toll reported by Beijing.

The real scale of the tragedy and downplaying of the death toll by Beijing may be a result of Chinese authorities wanting to cover-up
the large scale of the disaster, nearly two years following the catastrophic Sichuan Earthquake in which more than 70,000 people died including the lives of more than 19,000 children in poorly constructed classrooms.

Qinghai Death Toll Disputed Via New Tang Dynasty Television

H/T: The View from Taiwan

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

China Mourns Qinghai Earthquake Victims

Children in Hefei, Anhui Province in prayer during a National Day of Mourning for the victims who perished during the devastating Qinghai Earthquake, one week ago today.

Students in Jiujiang, Jianqxi Province pray during a moment of silence for the victims of last weeks catastrophic Qinghai earthquake.

Xinning Square yesterday, arranging of Memorial Tribute to the 2.064 persons who perished last week in the 7.1 magnitude Qinghai earthquake.

May God have Mercy

More here from Xinhua News Agency

Related: Chinese Light Candles to Mourn Yushu Earthquake Victims

China Sichuan-Qinghai Earthquake Relief Efforts

Friday, April 16, 2010

China, Qinghai 7.1 Earthquake Destroys Schools

Rescuers search through debris of a collapsed school in Qinghai Privince. Provincial Education Chief Wang Yubo, confirmed that
66 students and 10 teachers perished in the devastating earthquake
on Wednesday.

A mother grieves for her son who was killed when his school collapsed in Qinghai Province.

An injured child receiving emergency care at a Triage Station set up following the catastrophic Qinghai Earthquake on Wednesday

More here from Peoples Daily Online

Related Posts: Teachers rescue students from quake debris

Soldiers & Monks clear rubble in quake hit China

How to Help Tibet Earthquake Victims

China's Sichuan-Qinghai Earthquake Relief Efforts

Thursday, April 15, 2010

Qinghai 7.1 Earthquake Over 11,000 Injured

Qinghai earthquake survivors waiting to be transferred to a hospital in Xining for medical treatment.

People light candles in the shape of "Yushu" praying the victims who perished in the Quinghai earthquake yesterday.

The death toll continues to climb. An estimated 90% of the houses in the capital of Jiegu have collapsed with many people buried under the rubble.

A rescuer gives water to a child injured from the 7.1 magnitude Qinghai Province Earthquake yesterday.

More here from the Epoch Times

Related: Rescuers fighting clock to pull more survivors from debris---Death toll rises to 760 Via Xinhua News Agency

Qinghai Province Earthquake--Chinese Newspapers Front Covers
Via Danwei

104 Anniversary of the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake
Wreath Laying and Commemoration Sunday, 18 April

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

China, Qinghai Province 7.1 Earthquake

CCTV in Chinese

Rescuers looking for survivors following the devastating 7.1 earthquake that struck Northwestern China, Qinghai Province.
Some 400 people were killed, 10,000 people were injured.

Rescuers pull an earthquake survivor from the rubble of a collapsed building in Qinghai Province.

Rescuers surveying the devastation in Qinghai Province.

Rescue workers at the site of a collapsed building in Yushu County, Qinghai Province today.

After the Quake in Pictures from Peoples Daily Online

More here from Xinhua News Agency

Monday, April 12, 2010

KFC China Reneges On Coupon Deal

KFC reneged on a internet promotional offer, temporarily closing some of their restaurants in China last week when hundreds of customers visited their restaurants with coupon in hand for a great
half price meal deal.

More here from CCTV

Related: KFC Suspends Coupons, Fuels Public Anger

KFC China

Friday, April 9, 2010

China--Children Sickened From Bad Vaccines

Via Breitbart China, Anhui Province---Little boy undergoing treatment at a hospital in Hefei. Dozens of children have become ill from vaccines.

Children may have died while others have had very serious side effects from bad immunizations for Hepatitis B, Influenza and Rabies.

Chinese parents holding their children as they receive treatment at a hospital in Hefei on Wednesday.

While authorities from China's Ministry of Health have confirmed
that three children have fallen ill in connection to vaccines in
Shanxi Province
they deny that vaccines have been problematic.