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B. 05-03 China on alert over deadly child virus Anhui, China
C. 05-03 Dalai Lama envoys to meet China officials Shenzhen, China
D. 05-07 Olympic flame lit on Everest peak Tibet
05-12 Quake death toll 50,000 Sichuan
F. 05-12 Death toll rises in quake Sichuan
6. 05-13 Quake death toll tops 12,000 China
7. 05-13 Rescuers reach epicentre Sichuan
8. 05-13 China presses search for survivors Sichuan

Dalai Lama envoys to meet China officials Everest torch relay delayed by snow Weather threatens Everest torch ascent China leader to begin visit Virus death toll hits 26   China-Japan leaders hold summit  On the first full day of his state visit to Japan, the Chinese President Jintao has held talks with the Japanese PM, Fukuda Everest camps repaired for torch ascent Olympic flame lit on Everest peak   Chinese climbers bearing the flame have reached the summit. The climbers lighting the torch before taking the final steps up to the summit Death toll from virus reaches 32   Quake death toll 50,000
Hong Kong cheers Olympic torch China on alert over deadly child virus Map of Anhui China


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May.1   Hong Kong
May.3   China  
  Health Ministry strengthened surveillance and dispatched specialists to the Anhui province as the death toll from a virulent virus climbed to 22
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May.5   Tibet
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May.6   Japan  
May.7   Tibet
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May.9   Southern China
May.12   Sichuan  
  80 percent of the buildings collapsed in the Beichuan Qiang Autonomous County after the 7.8-magnitude quake
 Several hundred students are also feared to be buried in collapsed school buildings. 'Five million' homeless in quake. A frightened schoolgirl was pulled safely from the rubble of a school dormitory. More than 4.3 million homes collapsed or sustained damage
  Sichuan     Death toll rises in quake  The most powerful 7.8 earthquake to hit China in 30 years has killed at least 10,000 people in south-western Sichuan province May.13   China     Quake death toll tops 12,000   Rescue workers frantically tried to pull victims from the rubble and clear roads so more relief can be delivered   Sichuan     Rescuers reach epicentre
  Chinese rescue teams have reached the epicentre of earthquake, Wenchuan county, where an estimated 60,000 people remain missing.    A few hundred soldiers and police ...
  Sichuan China presses search for survivors May.14   Beijing Child-killing virus hits Beijing   Sichuan Quake toll close to 15,000   Sichuan   Girl pulled from rubble after 50 hours  A frightened schoolgirl was pulled safely from the rubble of a school dormitory. More than 4.3 million homes collapsed or sustained damage   Sichuan China steps up rescue operation May.15   Sichuan   Quake death toll could reach 50,000   The official death toll has now topped 19,500. But casualty figures from various cities indicate a higher number of dead   Sichuan     President Hu Jintao visits quake area
  Chinese President has flown to south-western Province, where it is feared up to 50,000 people may have died in the earthquake
May.16   Sichuan   'Five million' homeless in quake
  The extent of the problem only became clear when communications were restored. It is feared up to 50,000 may be dead
  Sichuan Hu Jintao spurs rescue effort May.17   Sichuan   Quake effort resumes after panic  Thousands of earthquake victims and rescuers are fleeing areas near the epicenter over fears of floods from a river blocked by landslides   China China praises world's quake aid May.18   China   China to mourn quake victims; toll mounts   China has announced 3 days of national mourning as rescue workers continued to search for survivors among the rubble May.19   Sichuan   Warning panics quake zone  Tens of thousands of people have rushed from their homes after a government warning of a possible major aftershock May.20   Sichuan   Earthquake toll tops 40,000   Chinese aid workers are struggling to find shelter for millions who lost their homes. Foreign medical teams have started arriving in the are...   Sichuan Woman freed from rubble after 195 hours May.21   Sichuan Another against-odds quake rescue   London Dalai Lama sees change in China May.22   China   Quake death toll passes 50,000  The toll from the devastating 7.9 earthquake in southwestern China has leaped to 51,151, an increase of almost 10,000   China   Earthquake toll jumps again  The death toll from the massive earthquake in south-west China rose to 55,239; more than five million buildings had collapsed May.23   Sichuan   Quake victims need millions of tents  Government has appealed for more than 2 million tents to shelter 5 million people made homeless by the huge earthquake   Beijing China, Russia attack US shield plan   Sichuan   Quake toll passes 60,000  Premier Wen Jiabao: The death toll in the recent earthquake could rise to 80,000 or more. He visited with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon May.24   Sichuan Survivor found in rubble May.25   Sichuan 70,000 homes 'damaged' in new quake   Taiwan Taiwan party chief heads to China May.26   Sichuan   China ready to dynamite 'quake lake'  Military engineers are prepared to dynamite a potentially dangerous lake created when landslides dammed a river after the earthquake May.27   Sichuan   Aftershocks demolish homes  2 aftershocks have destroyed about 420,000 houses in the region hit by an earthquake two weeks ago   Sichuan Thousands flee over 'quake lake' fears   Beijing Olympic ceremony ticket tight security May.28   Sichuan 160,000 evacuated over quake lake fears   Beijing China invites Taiwan to key talks May.29   Beijing   China seeks earthquake aid from Japan  China has begun talks with Tokyo about the first significant military dispatch involving the two countries since World War II   Japan Japan shelves military aid flight May.30   Sichuan China plans mass exodus from quake zone May.31   Sichuan   Race against time to drain 'quake lake'  Chinese soldiers and engineers were urgently trying to dig a spillway from an earthquake-created lake that is threatening to burst its banks



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Location Disasters Earthquake Politics Sports Rescue
East Asia
Quake death toll 50,000
Death toll rises in quake
Rescuers reach epicentre
China presses search for survivors
Girl pulled from rubble after 50 hours
Child-killing virus hits Beijing
Quake toll close to 15,000
China steps up rescue operation
President Hu Jintao visits quake area
Quake death toll could reach 50,000
'Five million' homeless in quake
Hu Jintao spurs rescue effort
Quake effort resumes after panic
Warning panics quake zone
Earthquake toll tops 40,000
Quake victims need millions of tents
Aftershocks demolish homes
Race against time to drain 'quake lake'
Quake death toll 50,000
Death toll rises in quake
Rescuers reach epicentre
China presses search for survivors
Girl pulled from rubble after 50 hours
Quake toll close to 15,000
China steps up rescue operation
President Hu Jintao visits quake area
Quake death toll could reach 50,000
'Five million' homeless in quake
Hu Jintao spurs rescue effort
Quake effort resumes after panic
Warning panics quake zone
Earthquake toll tops 40,000
Quake victims need millions of tents
Quake toll passes 60,000
Aftershocks demolish homes
China leader to begin visit
China-Japan leaders hold summit
President Hu Jintao visits quake area
Hu Jintao spurs rescue effort
China, Russia attack US shield plan
Taiwan party chief heads to China
China invites Taiwan to key talks
China seeks earthquake aid from Japan
Japan shelves military aid flight
Hong Kong cheers Olympic torch
Olympic ceremony ticket tight security
Rescuers reach epicentre
China presses search for survivors
China steps up rescue operation
Hu Jintao spurs rescue effort
Quake effort resumes after panic
Survivor found in rubble
China plans mass exodus from quake zone
Southern China
Quake death toll 50,000
Death toll rises in quake
Rescuers reach epicentre
China presses search for survivors
Girl pulled from rubble after 50 hours
Quake toll close to 15,000
China steps up rescue operation
President Hu Jintao visits quake area
Quake death toll could reach 50,000
'Five million' homeless in quake
Hu Jintao spurs rescue effort
Quake effort resumes after panic
Warning panics quake zone
Earthquake toll tops 40,000
Quake victims need millions of tents
Aftershocks demolish homes
Race against time to drain 'quake lake'
Quake death toll 50,000
Death toll rises in quake
Rescuers reach epicentre
China presses search for survivors
Girl pulled from rubble after 50 hours
Quake toll close to 15,000
China steps up rescue operation
President Hu Jintao visits quake area
Quake death toll could reach 50,000
'Five million' homeless in quake
Hu Jintao spurs rescue effort
Quake effort resumes after panic
Warning panics quake zone
Quake victims need millions of tents
Aftershocks demolish homes
President Hu Jintao visits quake area
Hu Jintao spurs rescue effort
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Rescuers reach epicentre
China presses search for survivors
China steps up rescue operation
Hu Jintao spurs rescue effort
Quake effort resumes after panic
Survivor found in rubble
China plans mass exodus from quake zone
Sichuan Province
Quake death toll 50,000
Death toll rises in quake
Rescuers reach epicentre
China presses search for survivors
Girl pulled from rubble after 50 hours
Quake toll close to 15,000
President Hu Jintao visits quake area
'Five million' homeless in quake
Quake victims need millions of tents
Quake toll passes 60,000
Aftershocks demolish homes
Quake death toll 50,000
Death toll rises in quake
Rescuers reach epicentre
China presses search for survivors
Girl pulled from rubble after 50 hours
Quake toll close to 15,000
President Hu Jintao visits quake area
'Five million' homeless in quake
Quake victims need millions of tents
Aftershocks demolish homes
President Hu Jintao visits quake area
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Rescuers reach epicentre
China presses search for survivors
Survivor found in rubble
China plans mass exodus from quake zone
Sichuan province
China steps up rescue operation
Quake death toll could reach 50,000
Hu Jintao spurs rescue effort
Quake effort resumes after panic
Warning panics quake zone
China steps up rescue operation
Quake death toll could reach 50,000
Hu Jintao spurs rescue effort
Quake effort resumes after panic
Warning panics quake zone
Hu Jintao spurs rescue effort
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China steps up rescue operation
Hu Jintao spurs rescue effort
Quake effort resumes after panic
Beijing
Child-killing virus hits Beijing
China seeks earthquake aid from Japan
China, Russia attack US shield plan
China invites Taiwan to key talks
China seeks earthquake aid from Japan
Olympic ceremony ticket tight security
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China leader to begin visit
China-Japan leaders hold summit
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