China Travel News Tag:sichuan earthquake (6 news)

Sichuan Earthquake Caused Damage to Tourist Attractions in the Region

Date: 5/21/2008 3:44:00 AM by chinatravel Tags: Sichuan Earthquake

Thousand Buddha Mountain before the earthquake

The deadly earthquake hitting Sichuan province in May 12 and the thousands of aftershocks damaged the region’s tourist attractions to different extent. According to preliminary estimates, the tourist sights in Beichuan region and Dujiangyan Tourist Region such as the Qingcheng Mountain Tourist Zone and Ewang Temple were badly damaged and the economic loss expects to reach 12 hundred milli

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A Miracle in Wenchuan 7.8 Richter scale Earthquake

Date: 5/20/2008 5:13:00 AM by chinatravel Tags: Sichuan Earthquake

The Ancient Forts in Qiang Village

Suffering from the killer 7.8 Richter scale earthquake and thousands of aftershocks, the famous tourism attraction-Qiang Village in the epicenter Wenchuan still stands firm and erect. None of the houses in the village collapsed entirely. More important, none of the 500 villagers or 20 tourists was dead or even injured. What a miracle it is!

When the reporter reached the Qiang Vil

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Three-day National Mourning For Victims in Sichuan Earthquake

Date: 5/19/2008 4:52:00 AM by chinatravel Tags: Sichuan Earthquake

Three-day National Mourning

China on Monday began a three-day national mourning for the tens of thousands of people killed in a powerful earthquake which struck the country's southwest on May 12.

At 4:58 a.m., the national flag at the Tian'anmen Square in downtown Beijing flew at half-mast after a complete flag-raising ceremony.

All public amusements will be suspended for three days from Mond

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