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Yushu Earthquake (2010)

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  • Japan damage could reach $235 billion, World Bank estimates

    The World Bank on Monday issued a report saying the damage from Japan's earthquake and tsunami could amount to as much as $235 billion and that limited effects from the disaster will be felt in economies across East Asia. Rebuilding in the aftermath of...
  • Powerful 6.8 Quake Hits Myanmar, No Tsunami Warning

    Powerful 6.8 Quake Hits Myanmar, No Tsunami Warning
    YANGON, Myanmar -- A powerful earthquake hit Myanmar Thursday near its borders with China, Thailand and Laos, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The quake hit in eastern Myanmar, about 55 miles (89 km) north of Chiang Rai, Thailand, the survey reported....
  • Disaster in Japan exposes supply chain flaw

    Disaster in Japan exposes supply chain flaw
    About 40 miles west of the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant, another kind of crisis may be unfolding — this one striking at the heart of the world's multibillion-dollar market for smartphones, portable music players and other cutting-edge...
  • A new theme at Tokyo Disney: hardship

    A new theme at Tokyo Disney: hardship
    Hiroshi Miura and a dozen other taxi drivers dressed in crisp blue shirts were shooting the breeze in front of the quiet Tokyo Bay Hotel at dusk Saturday. They had one thing on their minds: "X Day." "That's the day Disney is going to reopen," said Miura,...
  • Wednesday's Calendar

    WEDNESDAY Book Signing Mark Macdonald, author of "Body Confidence," will have a book signing at 7 p.m. at the Metro Pointe Barnes & Noble, 901 B. South Coast Drive, Suite 150, Costa Mesa. Purchase of the book and wristbands are required for this event,...
  • Thursday's Calendar

    Thursday's Calendar
    THURSDAY 'God Is Speaking To You' Elise Moore from Nashville, Tenn., will be speaking about prayer from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Costa Mesa Community Center, 1845 Park Ave., Costa Mesa. The event is sponsored by the Christian Science church. For...
  • 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...
  • Book review: 'Twenty Thirty: The Real Story of What Happens to America'

    Book review: 'Twenty Thirty: The Real Story of What Happens to America'
    Twenty Thirty The Real Story of What Happens to America Albert Brooks St. Martin's Press: 375 pp., $25.99 Though written by filmmaker-comedian Albert Brooks, the events of his near-futuristic novel "Twenty Thirty: The Real Story of What Happens to...
  • Officials Say No Chance of More Survivors in New Zealand Quake

    Officials Say No Chance of More Survivors in New Zealand Quake
    CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand -- New Zealand authorities have given up hope of finding any more survivors from last week's devastating earthquake and will now look to recover the remaining victims, officials said on Thursday. The head of the civil defense...
  • 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...