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Typhoon Soudelor: Trail of damage in south-east China Map of Fujian China
9 people swept away by flash flood in central Chinese city of Xi'an Hainan gibbon decline charted in Chinese records Typhoon Soudelor lashes southeast China Map of Putian Fujian China

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Aug.8   Southern China  
  A typhoon was pounding southeast China late Saturday, leaving more than a million homes without power after lashing Taiwan
Aug.9   Southern China  
  At least 12 people have died in south-eastern China after a powerful typhoon caused floods and mudslides
Aug.10   Beijing   China devalues yuan currency to three-year low
  China's central bank has devalued the national currency, the yuan, to its lowest rate against the US dollar in almost three years
Aug.11   Beijing   China's yuan currency devalued for a second day  China's Central Bank has again cut the guiding rate for the national currency, the yuan, a day after Tuesday's record 1.9% devaluation   Western China Dozens missing after landslide in Shaanxi
Aug.12   China   Casualties in Tianjin port city explosions Map of port Tianjin China
  Massive explosions have hit a warehouse storing dangerous and chemical goods in the port area, leaving at least 17 dead and hundreds more injured
 Pictures and video showed flames lighting up the sky, and buildings are said to have collapsed
  Beijing China allows yuan currency to drop for third day   China Dozens of firefighters reportedly missing after explosions in Tianjin Aug.13   China   Chemical specialists sent to Tianjin Map of port Tianjin China  China has sent a team of military chemical experts to the northern city of Tianjin, after explosions left at least 50 dead, state media report   China   Fires still burning after Tianjin blasts Map of port Tianjin China  Fires are still burning at the site of two massive explosions in the Chinese city of Tianjin, some 36 hours after the blasts   Shanghai Chinese stocks are up as yuan rate strengthens Aug.14   China   Anger over missing firefighters as port death toll reaches 85   Angry family members of firefighters missing in the explosions that rocked the Chinese port city of Tianjin have stormed a government news c... Aug.15   China   Evacuations as sodium cyanide found Map of port Tianjin China  The Chinese authorities have ordered the evacuation of residents within a 3km radius of the Tianjin blast site over fears of chemical contamination   China Death toll in Tianjin explosions climbs to over 100 Aug.16   China Tianjin explosions: Nearly 100 people still missing   China   China Tianjin explosions: Premier Li Keqiang visits scene Map of port Tianjin China  Li Keqiang has visited the victims of a major disaster at a chemical warehouse in Tianjin. He met those who had been injured and displaced   China   Chinese chemical blasts: 112 dead, 95 still missing   It's been four days since the explosions rocked the northeastern coastal city of Tianjin. More bodies likely trapped in the rubble Aug.18   Beijing Athletics: Sebastian Coe elected IAAF president Aug.19   China   China CO2: 'Coal error' caused wrong calculations  Confusion over the types of coal being burned in power stations has caused a significant overestimation of the country's carbon emissions Aug.22   China   Explosion rips through chemical plant in eastern China   Xinhua says the explosion triggered a fire and that a dozen fire engines are battling the fire; no casualties were immediately reported   Southern China   Landslide in China's southwest kills 3, 8 missing   A state news agency says rescue workers are searching for eight people missing. He disaster at about 7 p.m. on Saturday evening buried a roa... Aug.23   Beijing     Usain Bolt beats Justin Gatlin to win world 100m title   Bolt put a troubled build-up behind him to beat two-time doper and clear favourite Justin Gatlin to retain his world 100m title   Shanghai   Chinese shares drop in dramatic slide  Chinese shares continued their sharp fall on Monday as concerns over the country's slowing growth and volatile markets sparked panic among t... Aug.24   Shanghai   Chinese stocks continue to tumble
  Chinese stocks continued to tumble though elsewhere in Asia losses were less severe than analysts had feared after Monday's dramatic fall
Aug.25   Shanghai   China shares fail to lift on central bank's rate cut  Chinese shares continued to lose ground despite the central bank's latest effort to reassure traders Aug.26   Shanghai   Chinese shares higher on back of global rebound   The shares have returned to positive territory after massive losses earlier in the week rocked the globe. The Shanghai Composite was up by 2...   China   Tianjin blast: 11 officials suspected of negligence Map of Tianjin China  China says 11 Tianjin government and port officials are suspected of negligence in connection to the massive explosions that killed 139 people Aug.27   Beijing World Championships: Usain Bolt completes sprint double Aug.28   Southern China   7 killed after exposure to poisonous gasses at paper mill   Seven workers were killed and two injured after exposure to poisonous gasses at a paper mill in central China Aug.29   Beijing Bolt pulls off gold medal treble with Jamaican 4x100 win Aug.30   Beijing Kenya tops medal table at World Athletics Championships   Beijing   China punishes 197 over stock market and Tianjin 'rumours'  Chinese authorities have punished 197 people for spreading rumours online about the recent stock market crash and fatal explosions in Tianji... Aug.31   China   Chemical factory explodes in eastern China, killing 1   The factory in Lijin county exploded at 11:22 p.m. Monday and the fire was brought under control about five hours later

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B. 08-08 Typhoon Soudelor lashes southeast China Putian, Fujian, Southern China
C. 08-09 Typhoon Soudelor: Trail of damage in south-east China Fujian, Southern China
D. 08-10 China devalues yuan currency to three-year low Beijing
E. 08-11 China's yuan currency devalued for a second day Beijing
08-12 Casualties in Tianjin port city explosions port, Tianjin, China
6. 08-13 Chemical specialists sent to Tianjin port, Tianjin, China
H. 08-13 Fires still burning after Tianjin blasts port, Tianjin, China
8. 08-14 Anger over missing firefighters as port death toll reaches 85 port, Tianjin, China
9. 08-15 Evacuations as sodium cyanide found port, Tianjin, China

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