China quake damages over 360 schools affecting 77,000 students

ore than 360 schools and 77,000 students were affected by the 6.6 magnitude earthquake in northwest China`s Gansu Province in which 95 people were killed and over a thousand injured.

300,000 people affected in China floods

About 300,000 people in seven cities of China have been affected as heavy rains have lashed the country`s Gansu province since Tuesday, authorities said Friday.

China earthquake: 22 rescued from debris

Firefighters have rescued 22 people from debris after a 6.6-magnitude quake hit northwest China`s Gansu province.

Death toll in China`s earthquake rises to 95

The death toll in twin shallow earthquakes in China`s northwest Gansu province near Tibet rose to 95 on Tuesday while rescue workers struggled to reach remote areas to reach victims buried under landslides.

Renovated Buddhist statue to be opened for worship in China

Built in the Tang Dynasty, the centuries-old statue is expected to reopen to visitors in early August in the Bingling Temple Grottoes.

Over 100 students, teachers trapped in floods in China

Over 100 students and teachers have been trapped in a school in northwest China after flood triggered by rainstorm washed away the only bridge linking the building to the outside world.

Drought affects 24 million in China

Nearly 24 million people have been affected by drought in China`s various provinces since last October while causing a big financial loss to the government, authorities said Thursday.

Chinese province builds wall to hide poor village

The village, near the city of Dingxi, is now separated from motorists by a wall 2 meters high.

At least 30 dead in China storm

Hail and torrential rain cut power supplies in six townships, damaged homes, several hospitals and schools.