China record floods wet feet of Leshan Giant Buddha

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China record floods wet feet of Leshan Giant Buddha

19 August 2020

Giant Buddha carved from rock with floodwater around its base (18 Aug)
A giant statue of Buddha in China has had its toes dampened by floodwater for the first time since the 1940s.  Reuters.

The 71m-tall statue, a Unesco heritage site, was carved out of a rockface near Chengdu in Sichuan province around the eighth century AD. Continue reading China record floods wet feet of Leshan Giant Buddha

Typhoon Lekima Makes Landfall In China, Killing Dozens

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Typhoon Lekima Makes Landfall In China, Killing Dozens

August 11, 2019

SHANNON VAN SANT

At least 33 people have been killed and several people remain missing after a typhoon made landfall in eastern China. Typhoon Lekima swept along the coast south of Shanghai early Sunday morning, causing hundreds of homes to collapse. Continue reading Typhoon Lekima Makes Landfall In China, Killing Dozens

Factory Explosion in Eastern China Killed Five People

Copied and pasted from MSN; original reporting from AFP.  

Five killed in factory explosion in eastern China

Five workers were killed and three injured in a factory explosion caused by a gas leak in eastern China, local authorities said Saturday. Continue reading Factory Explosion in Eastern China Killed Five People

Abducted Chinese Teachers Reportedly Killed in Pakista

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‘Grave concern’ over Chinese teachers reportedly killed by ISIS in Pakistan

Fri June 9, 2017

(CNN)China has expressed “grave concern” over reports that ISIS has killed two Chinese teachers kidnapped in Pakistan.

Continue reading Abducted Chinese Teachers Reportedly Killed in Pakista