Entries from Zhongnanhai tagged with 'Earthquake'

Three minutes at Jishuitan

China came to a virtual standstill as the country observed three minutes of mourning for the victims of the deadly Sichuan earthquake. Starting at 2:28pm, air sirens wailed across the country as most motorists stopped and blared their horns. This...

China's national mourning period

BEIJING - At 2:28 this afternoon, China crossed a new threshold in national unity. Here in the capital and elsewhere across this vast nation, horns blared and sirens wailed for three minutes to mark exactly one week since the massive...

The internal drive to relate the facts

BEIJING - I feel as though I'm in journalistic limbo right now. I received a phone call this morning from a good friend of mine who had just arrived at the airport in Chengdu. He works for a Russian news...

Chinese Companies, Bloggers Release Earthquake-Related Services

More on the efforts being made to help the earthquake victims in Sichuan. First on the tech front, Baidu, Tencent, and China Mobile have released a series of earthquake-related services. Pacific Epoch offers the hard facts: Baidu (Nasdaq: BIDU) changed...

Sichuan Earthquake: Other Ways to Help

To add to Cam's earlier post, there are other ways to help the growing number of earthquake victims in Sichuan. The Bookworm, for one, are co-ordinating an aid drive. Here's how you can help: We'd like to take this opportunity...