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PH-friendly Chinese tycoon probed for bribery – report

Jun 28, 2017 - 8:50 AM

Huang Rulun who donated P1 4 billion to the Duterte government to build drug rehabilitation centers is being investigated by Chinese authorities for bribery according to reports

'GOOD SAMARITAN.' Chinese tycoon Huang Rulun poses for a photo during the inauguration of the mega drug rehabilitation center. Photo by Pia Ranada/Rappler

6 kegiatan seru yang bisa kamu lakukan di Yunnan, Tiongkok

Jan 15, 2017 - 2:45 PM

Apa yang bisa kamu lakukan di Yunnan Tiongkok?

CLOSE ENOUGH TO TIBET. Songzanlin is a famous Tibetan Buddhist monastery in Shangri-La.

Budget guide: 6 things to do in Yunnan, China

Jan 08, 2017 - 8:15 PM

Looking to explore China outside of Shanghai Nanjing and Beijing? Here are the beautiful history rich attractions you can see in Yunnan

YUNNAN. There are many things to see and do in and around Yunnan. The Stone Forest, pictured above, is just a bus ride away. All photos by Joshua Berida

Myanmar expresses 'sorrow' for China border deaths

Mar 16, 2015 - 2:08 PM

Myanmar expresses sorrow after a bomb dropped across the border during clashes with rebel forces killed 5 farm workers on Chinese territory

Prince William's wildlife speech draws online applause in China

Mar 05, 2015 - 3:22 PM

Britain s Prince William wins praise from Chinese Internet users after he visited an elephant reserve in the country and condemned illegal wildlife trafficking as a vicious form of criminality

China earthquake leaves 300 injured, one dead

Oct 07, 2014 - 11:16 PM

UPDATED Provincial officials declared a top level emergency with 3 200 troops dispatched in a race to save more lives Xinhua reports

China quake toll nears 600, volunteers told to stay away

Aug 06, 2014 - 11:19 AM

3RD UPDATE The ministry added that 2 401 people in the province were injured by the quake and 230 000 people had been evacuated

WHAT NOW? A villager and her two-year-old grandchild sit before their collapsed house after an earthquake in Longtoushan town, Ludian county, Yunnan province, China, 05 August 2014. Wu Hong/EPA

Grim reality sets in for China quake survivors

Aug 05, 2014 - 12:03 PM

Two days after a magnitude 6 1 tremor devastated the once idyllic mountainside village of Longtoushan in southwest China s Yunnan province at least 398 people have been confirmed dead

EMERGENCY RESPONSE. Members of the emergency services carry a quake survivor to a waiting helicopter in Longtoushan township, the epicenter, in Ludian county in southwest China's Yunnan province 04 August 2014. Mi Li/EPA

Intense rescue efforts after deadly China quake

Aug 04, 2014 - 7:14 AM

UPDATED Xinhua: Quake killed at least 381 people; More than 12 000 houses collapsed and 30 000 were damaged in the quake zone in the southwestern province of Yunnan

VICTIM. Chinese rescuers carry an injured resident after an earthquake hit an area of Ludian county in Zhaotong in southwest China's Yunnan province on August 3, 2014. AFP/Stringer

At least 175 killed in SW China quake

Aug 03, 2014 - 5:03 PM

4th UPDATE At least 175 people were killed and 1 400 injured after a strong earthquake hit southwest China s mountainous Yunnan province bringing homes crashing to the ground and sparking a massive relief operation

RESCUE. Chinese rescuers carry an injured resident after an earthquake hit an area of Ludian county in Zhaotong in southwest China's Yunnan province on August 3, 2014. Photo by AFP / China Out

Chinese blogger given 6.5 years for rumormongering

Jul 23, 2014 - 5:26 PM

Dong Rubin makes officials uncomfortable in the southwestern province of Yunnan by raising issues ranging from environmental safety to police brutality

Mudslides kill 11 in southwest China, 14 missing

Jul 21, 2014 - 10:42 PM

Rescuers are working to retrieve people still buried after mudslides struck the villages in Yunnan province the Xinhua news agency said citing local government

FLOODED HOME. A picture made available om 20 July 2014 show farmer Huang Youliang stands in his house flooded as Typhoon Rammasun hit in Shangshan village outside Haikou, in south China's Hainan province 19 July 2014. Gu Feng/EPA

5.9-magnitude quake hits southwest China: USGS

May 30, 2014 - 10:46 AM

UPDATED Shallow earthquakes such as this often cause greater damage than more powerful deep ones

19 children among 46 dead in China landslide

Jan 12, 2013 - 1:32 PM

Authorities from Yunnan province said the last 3 bodies were recovered on Saturday January 12

LANDSLIDE. Chinese rescue workers carry a dead body they found while searching for buried residents in a disaster-hit area in Gaopo village, southwest China's Yunnan province on January 11, 2013. Photo by AFP.

China suicide bomber kills two over house demolition: Xinhua

May 10, 2012 - 4:25 PM

A woman blew herself up to protest the demolition of her house in southwest China killing two people and injuring 14 the official Xinhua news agency said