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B. 2017-03-02 China congress: BBC team forced to sign confession Hunan, Southern China
2. 2017-02-13 8 dead, 3 missing after central China coal mine blast Zoubao, Hunan, Southern China
3. 2017-02-04 Teenage girl dies after being thrown off ride at amusement park Chaohua Park, Fengdu, Southern China
4. 2017-01-29 Visitor mauled to death by tiger in Ningbo zoo in China Youngor Zoo, Ningbo, Southern China
2016-12-17 China accuses US of 'hyping-up' seizure of underwater drone South China Sea, Southern China
6. 2016-11-23 Construction site collapse in China kills at least 40 Fengcheng, Jiangxi, Southern China
7. 2016-10-31 Chinese coal mine rescue bit after deadly blast Jinshangou, Chongqing, Southern China
I. 2016-10-31 China J-20 fighter jet in public debut Zhuhai, Guangdong, Southern China
9. 2016-09-28 Typhoon Megi: Search for missing after China landslides Sucun, Suichang, Zhejiang, Southern China

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China congress: BBC team forced to sign confession   8 dead, 3 missing after central China coal mine blast  The blast occurred at about 1:30 a.m. at the Zoubao mine in Hunan province. Eighteen people escaped, only one of them injured Teenage girl dies after being thrown off ride at amusement park   A 13-year-old has died after being flung out of a fast-turning ride at an amusement park in southwest China Visitor mauled to death by tiger in Ningbo zoo in China  A man has been mauled to death by a tiger after he entered its enclosure at a zoo in eastern China. The tiger was then shot dead China accuses US of 'hyping-up' seizure of underwater drone   China has accused the US of 'hyping-up' an incident in which its navy seized a US underwater drone in international waters in the South China Sea Construction site collapse in China kills at least 40  At least 40 people were killed in a scaffolding collapse Thursday morning in the eastern Chinese province of Jiangxi, state media reported Chinese coal mine rescue bit after deadly blast  Thirteen people were killed and another 20 remain unaccounted for after an explosion in a coal mine in China, according to state media China J-20 fighter jet in public debut  China has showcased its long-awaited J-20 stealth fighter in public for the first time. 2 of the radar-evading jets did a 60-second flypast Typhoon Megi: Search for missing after China landslides  At least 32 people are missing in China's eastern Zhejiang province after heavy rains triggered two landslides Typhoon Meranti slams southern China after battering Taiwan  The super typhoon, with gusts of up to 227km/h has landed in mainland China after battering Taiwan with its strongest storm in 21 years Wukan protests: Police raid homes to arrest villagers  Chinese authorities have raided homes in the village of Wukan in an attempt to suppress demonstrations over the jailing of its elected chief G20 leaders told 'avoid empty talk' by China's Xi Jinping  China's President Xi Jinping has urged leaders of the world's largest economies to avoid 'empty talk' as they look to quicken economic growth China's Zhangjiajie glass bridge closes after two weeks  A glass-bottomed bridge in China that was heralded as a record-breaker when it opened just 13 days ago has closed Ex-chief of China protest village arrested  Lin Zuluan, the former chief of a village which famously staged a protest against government land grabs has been formally arrested for taking bribes Flooding kills more than 180 people in central and southern China  More than 180 people have been killed in flooding along the Yangtze River in China following torrential rain, officials say Chinese jets intercept US spy plane over South China Sea  Two Chinese fighters have carried out an 'unsafe' intercept of a US military aircraft in international airspace, the Pentagon says China navy plane hits buildings, no casualties reported  A fighter jet on a nighttime training mission crashed into buildings, but the pilot ejected safely and there were no reports of casualties China deploys folk singer to disputed Spratly Islands  Her career has taken her round the world but popular Chinese folk singer Song Zuying's latest tour has taken her to new destinations - very new Overturned truck carrying stones kills 14 in China  Chinese authorities say 14 people were killed when a truck carrying stones overturned and dumped its cargo onto a roadside activity center Crane collapse at China construction site kills 18  18 others hospitalized following the collapse of a massive 80-ton overhead crane at a construction site amid a fierce windstorm China landslide: Man rescued alive in Shenzhen after 60 hours  19-year-old Tian Zeming buried in rubble for more than 60 hours after a landslide hit an area of Shenzhen in China, has been pulled out alive 22 buildings collapse in landslide in Shenzhen industrial park Map of Guangming New District Shenzhen China


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  About 900 people have been evacuated, with four people pulled alive from rubble with minor or no injuries. At least 91 remain missing


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2015 Nov.14   16 bodies found after landslide in eastern China buries nearly 30 homes  21 others still missing after a torrent of mud and rocks unleashed by heavy rains buried nearly 30 homes in a village in Zhejiang province

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2015 Oct.26     US Navy destroyer to near disputed China islands   USS Lassen will sail near artificial islands built by China in the disputed waters of the South China Sea, US defence officials have said 2015 Oct.25   More than 120 hurt in high-speed ferry accident off Macau  A high-speed ferry traveling from the Asian gambling hub of Macau to Hong Kong slammed into an object floating in the water 2015 Oct.3   Tens of thousands evacuated as Typhoon Mujigae heads for mainland  Tens of thousands of people have been evacuated from coastal areas of southern China as a strong typhoon moves toward the mainland

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2015 Sep.30   Guangxi blasts: China investigates fresh explosion  Chinese authorities are investigating a fresh explosion in Guangxi province, a day after a series of blasts killed seven people

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2015 Aug.28   7 killed after exposure to poisonous gasses at paper mill  Seven workers were killed and two injured after exposure to poisonous gasses at a paper mill in central China 2015 Aug.22   Landslide in China's southwest kills 3, 8 missing  A state news agency says rescue workers are searching for eight people missing. He disaster at about 7 p.m. on Saturday evening buried a road 2015 Aug.9     Typhoon Soudelor: Trail of damage in south-east China   At least 12 people have died in south-eastern China after a powerful typhoon caused floods and mudslides 2015 Aug.8     Typhoon Soudelor lashes southeast China
Map of Putian Fujian China  A typhoon was pounding southeast China late Saturday, leaving more than a million homes without power after lashing Taiwan

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2015 Jun.19   Heavy rains in southern China leave 18 dead, 4 missing  The storms have dumped 25 millimeter of rainfall in some towns. The deaths were caused by house collapses, landslides, drowning or lightning 2015 Jun.13   12 people survived Yangtze River sinking, down from 14  Authorities have confirmed that 12 out of 454 people on board a cruise ship that capsized earlier this month survived, down by two people 2015 Jun.6   Body of 3-year-old found in capsized Chinese cruise ship  The toddler's body was among those recovered Saturday after the ship was lifted   Yangtze ship disaster: 396 confirmed dead  The death toll from the Chinese ferry disaster now stands at 396, as emergency workers search the vessel in the Yangtze River 2015 Jun.5   Yangtze ship disaster: 331 confirmed dead  Salvagers righted the Eastern Star on Friday after officials said chances of finding anyone alive were slim. Just 14 are known to have survived 2015 Jun.4       Workers turn capsized China ship upright   Top-deck cabins poked out of the water from a capsized river cruise ship on the Yangtze after disaster teams righted the vessel to quicken the search   Operation begins to lift Chinese ship  Chinese salvagers have begun to right an upturned ship on which more than 400 people are thought to have died   China rescuers pull out more bodies from cruise ship wreck  Rescuers cut three holes into the overturned hull of a river cruise ship in unsuccessful attempts to find more survivors, as the death toll reached 75 2015 Jun.3   China boat capsize: Relatives stage protest  Relatives of some of the nearly 400 people missing after a cruise ship capsized on Yangtze River have staged a protest near the sinking site 2015 Jun.2   Hopes fade of finding Yangtze survivors  Hopes are fading of any more survivors being found inside a cruise ship which capsized on China's Yangtze River       Cries for help heard from capsized boat in Yangtze River   Rescuers were racing to rescue people after hearing cries for help from the wreckage of a passenger ship that capsized in a storm 2015 Jun.1   5 people dead and hundreds missing in Yangtze River  Five people are dead and hundreds are missing after a ship carrying more than 450 people capsized on the Yangtze River in China's Hubei province       Boat with more than 400 people aboard sinks in Yangtze River
Map of Jianli Hubei China
  Passenger ship The Eastern Star carrying more than 444 people sank overnight in southern China, and seven people have been rescued


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2015 May.22   2 children aboard overloaded bus among dead in heavy flooding  2 schoolchildren aboard an overloaded bus that plunged into a pond are among the dead in the latest round of flooding in the country's south

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2015 Apr.6   China paraxylene chemical plant hit by explosion  An explosion has ripped through a chemical plant in south-eastern China's Fujian province, sparking a major fire 2015 Apr.5   7 members of a family drown in a deadly attempt to rescue girl  A 17-year-old girl fell into a reservoir and several relatives dove in after her in a deadly attempt to rescue her

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2015 Feb.8   China executes 'mafia-style' mining tycoon Liu Han  Chinese authorities have executed powerful Sichuan-based mining tycoon Liu Han, state media say.

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2014 Nov.26   11 killed in second deadly coal mine explosion in as many days  19 people were working in a mine in the southern province of Guizhou when an explosion ripped through the shaft early in the morning 2014 Nov.22   Strong earthquake strikes China killing at least 4  A 5.9 quake struck a lightly populated, mountainous area of western China, killing at least one person and causing minor damage to buildings 2014 Oct.7   Hundreds injured at magnitude 6.0 earthquake  A shallow earthquake shook overnight, killing at least a person, damaging buildings and prompting thousands to camp outside 2014 Sep.8   Chinese city kills 5,000 dogs to control rabies  Authorities have killed almost 5,000 dogs in one Chinese city after rabies was blamed for the death of five people 2014 Aug.22   Chinese fighter jet flies dangerously close to U.S. Navy plane  A Chinese fighter jet made several dangerous passes at a U.S. Navy plane this week -- coming as close as 20 feet at one point 2014 Aug.5   Officials say death toll from weekend earthquake rises to 589  Search and rescue teams worked to clear debris from isolated mountain communities struck by the disaster 2014 Aug.3   China troops join earthquake search  China has sent 2,500 soldiers to the southwest province of Yunnan after an earthquake killed hundreds of people     Strong earthquake kills at least 367 in southern China
Map of Ludian Yunnan China
  The magnitude-6.1 quake in Yunnan province toppled thousands of homes on Sunday, killing at least 175 people and injuring more than 1,400
 About 12,000 homes collapsed in Ludian
2014 Jul.18     Highway collision in southern China kills 43 people   A truck loaded with flammable liquid collided with a passenger bus. The truck rear-ended the bus around 3 a.m. Saturday on the Hukun Expressway 2014 Jul.10   Van falls into pond, killing 8 children in China  8 kindergarten-going children and 3 adults have died in central China after the minivan they were in crashed into a pond 2014 Jun.18   China jails corruption activists  Three Chinese anti-corruption activists have been given lengthy jail terms for urging officials to disclose wealth 2014 Mar.1     Death toll rises to 33 in knife attack on China train station   More than 10 knife-wielding attackers slashed people at a southwestern city in what authorities called a terrorist attack by ethnic separatists 2014 Feb.4   New strain of 'deadly' bird flu  Experts are concerned about the spread of a new strain of bird flu that has already killed 73-year-old woman in China

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2013 Dec.10   Market fire in China's Shenzhen kills 16  A fire in a farmers' fruit market in south China's Shenzhen has killed at least 16 people and injured at least three, officials say 2013 Oct.7   Typhoon Fitow kills five in China  Powerful Typhoon Fitow flattened houses, flooded villages and farms, and affected more than 4.5m people 2013 Oct.6   China evacuates 417,000 people ahead of typhoon  Hundreds of thousands of people in southeast China were evacuated and fishing vessels called back to shore because of an approaching typhoon 2013 Sep.23   Typhoon Usagi hits southern China, killing at least 25  Bringing strong winds and heavy rain, Usagi forced the relocation of hundreds of thousands of people, the cancellation of hundreds of flights 2013 Jul.10   China landslide 'buries up to 40'  A landslide has buried between 30 and 40 people in China's Sichuan province, state media say 2013 Jun.7   Dozens dead in China bus fire  At least 47 people have died in the Chinese city of Xiamen following a bus fire, according to state media 2013 May.27     Rescuers save a newborn from sewer pipe in China
Map of Zhejiang China  Chinese state media say firefighters and medics have rescued a newborn boy from a sewer pipe below a squat toilet 2013 May.17   Southern China rains kill 55, leave 14 missing  Guangdong province has been hit the hardest, with 36 deaths and 10 missing people, followed by Jiangxi province 2013 May.11   China colliery blast kills 27 miners  An explosion at a coal mine in China's south-west Sichuan province has killed at least 27 people, state media report 2013 Apr.21   Chinese teams reach quake-hit region  Chinese rescue teams have reached some of the most remote areas of Sichuan province hit by Saturday's powerful earthquake 2013 Apr.20   China battles to bring quake aid  Rescue teams are struggling to reach survivors of a powerful 6.6-magnitude earthquake in remote hill villages, with debris blocking roads     Earthquake has killed more than 150 people
Map of Lushan Sichuan China  A powerful 6.6-magnitude earthquake has killed more than 150 people and injured several thousand in China's rural south west 2013 Apr.19   At least 41 dead after earthquake strikes Sichuan region  A powerful earthquake jolted near where a devastating quake struck five years ago, leaving at least 41 dead and more than 600 injured 2013 Jan.7   Chinese journalists in rare protest against censorship  Crowds gathered at the headquarters of the Southern Weekly, in support of a rare protest by journalists against alleged government censorship

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2012 Dec.25   China opens longest bullet route  China has officially opened the world's longest high-speed rail route, linking the capital Beijing with the southern commercial hub of Guangzhou 2012 Sep.23   Bo scandal policeman Wang jailed  The ex-police chief at the heart of China's biggest political scandal in years has been sentenced to 15 years in jail
 'Bending the law for selfish ends, defection, abuse of power and bribetaking'
2012 Sep.7   China's quake death toll rises  At least 80 people are now known to have died in a series of earthquakes in south-western China, as rescuers struggle to reach remote areas 2012 Aug.29   Death toll rises in China coal mine blast  The death toll from a gas blast at a coal mine in the southwestern Chinese province of Sichuan rose to 19, with 28 miners still trapped underground 2012 Aug.9   Police on trial for Gu 'cover-up'  4 policemen accused of covering up the murder of Briton Neil Heywood are to go on trial, a day after the wife of a ex-politician was tried for the killing 2012 Aug.8   Gu Kailai's murder trial begins  The wife of former high-flying Chinese politician Bo Xilai has gone on trial charged with murdering British businessman Neil Heywood 2012 Aug.3   Back-to-back typhoons hit China  Two tropical cyclones have made landfall in eastern China, prompting the evacuation of hundreds of thousands of people from coastal areas 2012 Apr.6   Arrests over kidney sold for iPad  Five people have been charged with intentional injury after illegally buying one of the kidneys of a boy, who used the money for an iPhone and an iPad

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2011 Dec.31   Chinese man dies of bird flu  A 39-year-old bus driver in southern China died Saturday from what appears to be a contagious strain of avian flu 2011 Oct.20   Chinese hit-and-run toddler dies  Wang Yue, a two-year-old girl in southern China, who was run over by two vans and ignored by 18 passers-by, has died 2011 Jul.23     Bullet train derails, cars fall off bridge
Map of Zhejiang China  At least two cars of a high-speed bullet train fell off a bridge late Saturday after a derailment in eastern Zhejiang province
 At least 32 people have died and more than 100 are hurt
2011 Jun.17     Deadly floods hit China   Another round of torrential rains has flooded a once drought-stricken region, killing 25 people and leaving 25 missing

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2010 Jul.27   Dozens missing in China landslide  Twenty-one people are missing feared dead after heavy rain triggered a landslide which flattened part of Shuanghe village in Sichuan 2010 Jul.21   Flooding fears intensify  Tropical storm Chanthu has slowed, but it's edging ominously closer to an area already deluged with rain and deadly floods 2010 Jul.20   Death toll rises in floods  The death toll has risen to 34 as a result of floods and landslides in two provinces in central China

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2009 Aug.10   Landslide crushes buildings  At least 6 apartment blocks have collapsed following landslides in eastern China, trapping an unknown number of people
 The landslides were triggered by rains caused by Typhoon Morakot
2009 Aug.9   Typhoon Morakot slams into China  At least one person was killed as Typhoon Morakot is packing high winds and torrential rain. Nearly a million people had been evacuated 2009 Jun.5   Massive landslide buries dozens  Rescue workers searched for 80 people believed to be trapped by a massive landslide in the southwest city at an iron ore mining area

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2008 Jun.14   1 million flee from floods; 55 dead  Flooding has forced more than 1 million to flee their homes across a stretch of southwestern China, including the earthquake-ravaged province 2008 Jun.9   Quake lake 'now draining'  Water has flowed into an abandoned town, as drainage from an unstable lake formed by last month's massive earthquake accelerates 2008 Jun.4   Water behind 'quake lake' at top of dam  Authorities watched nervously as rising water behind an earthquake-created dam neared a spillway designed to relieve pressure on it 2008 May.31   Race against time to drain 'quake lake'  Chinese soldiers and engineers were urgently trying to dig a spillway from an earthquake-created lake that is threatening to burst its banks 2008 May.27   Aftershocks demolish homes  2 aftershocks have destroyed about 420,000 houses in the region hit by an earthquake two weeks ago
  'Quake lake' area evacuated
2008 May.22   Quake death toll passes 50,000  The toll from the devastating 7.9 earthquake in southwestern China has leaped to 51,151, an increase of almost 10,000
 The quake injured 288,431 people, with another 29,328 missing
2008 May.18   China to mourn quake victims; toll mounts  China has announced 3 days of national mourning as rescue workers continued to search for survivors among the rubble
 The Olympic torch relay will also be suspended for three days
2008 May.17   Quake effort resumes after panic  Thousands of earthquake victims and rescuers are fleeing areas near the epicenter over fears of floods from a river blocked by landslides 2008 May.16   'Five million' homeless in quake  The extent of the problem only became clear when communications were restored. It is feared up to 50,000 may be dead 2008 May.15       President Hu Jintao visits quake area  Chinese President has flown to south-western Province, where it is feared up to 50,000 people may have died in the earthquake   Quake death toll could reach 50,000  The official death toll has now topped 19,500. But casualty figures from various cities indicate a higher number of dead 2008 May.14   Girl pulled from rubble after 50 hours  A frightened schoolgirl was pulled safely from the rubble of a school dormitory. More than 4.3 million homes collapsed or sustained damage 2008 May.13   Rescuers reach epicentre  Chinese rescue teams have reached the epicentre of earthquake, Wenchuan county, where an estimated 60,000 people remain missing
 A few hundred soldiers and police found 500 bodies within a few hours
  Quake death toll tops 12,000  Rescue workers frantically tried to pull victims from the rubble and clear roads so more relief can be delivered 2008 May.12   Death toll rises in quake  The most powerful 7.8 earthquake to hit China in 30 years has killed at least 10,000 people in south-western Sichuan province
 In Wenchuan county alone, 80% of buildings collapsed, and up to 5,000 people died, with many more still trapped. President Hu Jintao has ordered troops to help with disaster relief work. Telephone lines are down, and roads are blocked by fallen rocks and boulders
      Quake death toll 50,000
  80 percent of the buildings collapsed in the Beichuan Qiang Autonomous County after the 7.8-magnitude quake
 Several hundred students are also feared to be buried in collapsed school buildings. 'Five million' homeless in quake. A frightened schoolgirl was pulled safely from the rubble of a school dormitory. More than 4.3 million homes collapsed or sustained damage


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2007 Oct.7   1.4 million flee deadly storm  A storm drenched southeast after prompting the evacuation of 1.4 million people on the mainland
 In Vietnam, the death toll from a separate storm rose to 55
2007 Jun.2   Two dead from quake  More than 200 others injured when a strong quake rattled southwestern China's Yunnan Province

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2005 Jun.23     Flood death toll 'over 500'   Summer floods have forced over one million from their homes. Southern China submerged beneath muddy waters

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2004 Aug.12   115 killed as typhoon slams coast  Typhoon Rananim is wreaking widespread damage in Zhejiang province and knocking down 18,300 buildings 2004 Apr.17   Mass evacuation in Chongqing  150,000 people have been evacuated after a series of explosions hit a chemical plant and kill at least 9

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2003 Dec.25   233 died in gas disaster  Thousands flee the disaster. A gas well burst in the Chuan Dongbei gas field, releasing natural gas and sulfurated hydrogen

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2002 Aug.22     Million people battling lake
Map of Lake Dongting Hunan China  Families living nearby China's second largest freshwater lake have begun to flee their homes.
 850,000 civilians and soldiers have mobilised to shore up dykes and embankments. More than 1,000 families have been evacuated


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2001 Apr.11   U.S. spy plane crew released  The 24 detained in China for 11 days have landed on Guam on their way to Hawai 2001 Apr.1       U.S. spy plane lands in China
Map of Hainan China  Navy reconnaissance plane made an emergency landing. It collided with a Chinese fighter jet
 The electronic surveillance aircraft EP-3 Aries landed on the island of Hainan. Chinese F-8 sent to intercept the aircraft had bumped the EP-3 in the process. U.S. plane was over international waters when the incident occurred. The plane was equipped with highly sensitive equipment that could monitor communications and air movements

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Dec. 26, 1893     Mao Tse-Tung born
Map of Shaoshan Xiangtan Hunan China
  Chairman Mao was a Chinese Communist revolutionary and the founding father of the People's Republic of China
Dec. 22, 1552     St. Francis Xavier died   Francisco de Jasso y Azpilicueta was a Basque Roman Catholic missionary born in Kingdom of Navarre, and a co-founder of the Society of Jesus