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Yushu Earthquake (2010)

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  • Earthquakes kill dozens in southwest China

     
    At least 50 people were killed after a pair of earthquakes jolted a mountainous region of southwestern China....
  • Stowaway kitten that survived voyage from China gets new home

     
    A stowaway kitten who survived a three-week ocean voyage from China to California without food or water has found a new home....
  • Chinese cancel ceremony in anger at Japanese claims to islands

     
    China has cancelled a ceremony scheduled for this week to mark the 40th anniversary of diplomatic relations with Japan in anger over Tokyo’s claims on a disputed cluster of islets in the East China Sea....
  • Back in business in Hawaii

    Back in business in Hawaii
    The soggy carpeting has been thrown away, the damaged furniture discarded. The beaches are being rebuilt, and the landscaping redone. Hawaii continues to recover from the effects of the tsunami triggered by the 9.0 earthquake that struck Japan on March...
  • For Lisa See, Los Angeles' Chinatown was always like stepping into her past

    Lisa See's sixth novel, "Shanghai Girls" (Random House: 314 pp., $25), comes out this week; she is also the author of the superlative family history "On Gold Mountain." As she has long acknowledged, the Chinese heritage of her father's family has been a...
  • China mountainside holds untold number of quake dead

    Nearly the size of a football field, the oval mound is big enough to show up in satellite photos, looking like an earthen UFO that somehow landed on the side of the mountain. Anywhere from 2,000 to 8,000 bodies are believed to lie within, buried under...
  • China quake survivors still wait for word

    In the 11 months since China's devastating earthquake, Wang Tingzhang and his wife have been transformed from docile, law-abiding citizens into defiant troublemakers, at least in the eyes of authorities. Along the way, they've been pushed, punched,...
  • In New Zealand, a centerpiece becomes a tomb

    Veteran television producer Rob Cope-Williams was out in the field Tuesday, working on his weekly farm report, downing a lunch of French fries and a pint of beer at a countryside hotel, when he felt the jolt. He and his crew figured it was just another...
  • "I Hotel" by Karen Tei Yamashita

    "I Hotel" by Karen Tei Yamashita
    "I Hotel" By Karen Tei Yamashita Coffee House Press, 640 pages, $19.95 (paperback) "I Hotel," by L.A. born, Santa Cruz writer Karen Tei Yamashita, stands as the single most ambitious and experimental work of fiction I have read in a long, longtime. But...
  • Hisaye Yamamoto dies at 89; writer of Japanese American stories

    Hisaye Yamamoto dies at 89; writer of Japanese American stories
    Hisaye Yamamoto, one of the first Asian American writers to earn literary distinction after World War II with highly polished short stories that illuminated a world circumscribed by culture and brutal strokes of history, has died. She was 89. Yamamoto...
  • Japan earthquake becomes fifth-strongest since 1900

    When the earth shook off the coast of Japan on Friday, the magnitude 8.9 quake became the fifth strongest since 1900. According to records kept by the U.S. Geological Survey's Earthquake Information Center, the largest quake remains the one in Chile in...