Wenchuan Earthquake 10 Years on

2018-05-10 13:56 GMT+8

Ma Fuzhong was born in Gansu Province in 1977. Now he is the owner of the time-honored Beichuan Halal Snacks restaurant. Business is very good and most customers are old acquaintances of the owner. They know each other so well that they can easily spot the changes in each other's appearances over the last decades.

2018-05-13 22:04 GMT+8

Shen Qin doesn’t sound like a tour guide, not even in her loudspeakers and pink folk costume which she hates to wear.

2018-05-13 21:41 GMT+8

Wu Hong’s life seems destined to be associated with tea.

2018-05-13 11:58 GMT+8

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Saturday sent a letter to the International Conference for the Decade Memory of the Wenchuan Earthquake, which opened in Chengdu city, capital of southwest China’s Sichuan Province.

2018-05-12 12:03 GMT+8

May 12, 2018 marks the 10th anniversary of the devastating 2008 Wenchuan earthquake.

2018-05-12 16:23 GMT+8

That which does not kill us makes us stronger.

2018-05-12 18:54 GMT+8

Saturday marks the 10th anniversary of the Wenchuan earthquake, a catastrophe that caused mass casualties and economic losses. It is also China's 10th Disaster Prevention and Reduction Day, set in the wake of the devastating quake.

2018-05-12 10:38 GMT+8

At 14:28:04, May 12, 2008, a massive earthquake of M8.0 struck Wenchuan, Sichuan Province in China.

2018-05-12 21:55 GMT+8

Tang Xiong always says he is a fortunate person blessed with a second chance at life.

2018-05-12 21:57 GMT+8

When recalling the killer earthquake that happened 10 years ago in Wenchuan, southwest China’s Sichuan Provicne, there was no tear from Liao Zhi. She didn't mentioned her pain when she was waiting desperately in the ruins, she didn't mention the surgery that led to the amputation of her legs, she didn't complain about the struggle she underwent having to learn to walk again with her new artificial limbs. 

2018-05-11 13:49 GMT+8

A call in the middle of the night is normally annoying. But for 52-year-old Dr. Zheng Zhongwei, one such call 10 years ago changed his future in the most unexpected way.

2018-05-11 23:07 GMT+8

When the magnitude-8 Sichuan earthquake hit the southwestern Chinese province on May 12, 2008, Cui Jun had just finished photographing the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games torch relay in Tibet.

2018-05-11 18:03 GMT+8

Hundreds of people who benefited from the Ankang Home project after the 2008 Wenchuan earthquake have reunited with their Ankang “fathers” and “mothers” this week in Chengdu in southwest China’s Sichuan Province. 

2018-05-11 07:27 GMT+8

May 12, 2018, marks the 10th anniversary of the devastating Wenchuan magnitude-8 earthquake in southwest China. After a decade, the then hardest-hit school has been rebuilt and students are back in classrooms. 

2018-05-10 22:11 GMT+8

Ten years have gone by since the devastating earthquake in southwest China’s Sichuan Province, and Zou Youce, who hails from northeast China’s Liaoning Province, never imagined that he would play a role in the disaster.

2018-05-10 22:55 GMT+8

China has been putting great effort into developing early earthquake warning systems since the 2008 Wenchuan earthquake in southwest China's Sichuan Province that took nearly 70,000 lives.

2018-05-10 21:51 GMT+8

This pig known as “Zhu Jianqiang” in Chinese, or “Strong Pig” in English, rose to fame when he was found alive and well after a devastating earthquake occurred in Wenchuan County in 2008.

2018-05-10 22:32 GMT+8

Ten years ago, an 8.0-magnitude earthquake occurred in Sichuan Province in southwestern China, causing tens of thousands of deaths and widespread damage. Since then, Wenchuan County, the epicenter of the quake, has been rebuilt and has a brand new look.

2018-05-10 16:26 GMT+8

10 years have passed since the devastating 2008 Wenchuan earthquake, and the hardest-hit areas of southwest China's Sichuan Province have rebuilt themselves after years of hard work, with GDP (gross domestic product) and GDP per capita both tripling in the past decade.

2018-05-10 16:25 GMT+8

Filled with tears and smile, the meeting on New Year’s Day between a young man who lost his left leg and the medical staffs who took care of him ten years ago touched the hearts of millions of Chinese after the story was widely reported in Chinese media.

2018-01-07 09:28 GMT+8

During the devastating 2008 Wenchuan earthquake in southwest China’s Sichuan Province, a photo of a frightened young girl snuggled up to a family member, became a widely-remembered moment from the event, circulating widely on Chinese media. 

2018-05-10 19:53 GMT+8