Posts Tagged ‘China’

Typhoons trigger floods in China

Monday, August 6, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News Aug. 6,  2012

Heavy rain from 2 typhoons has triggered flooding and mudslides in China’s eastern coastal regions and has left at least 7 people dead.

Shandong Province received accumulated rainfall of more than 200 millimeters this month. The provincial government says mudslides have left 6 people dead and 2 others missing. Read more…

77 dead in Beijing rains

Friday, July 27, 2012 Comments off

Beijing’s municipal government says 77 people have died in recent torrential rains. Authorities are facing criticism from residents for their slow response.

Heavy rain pelted Beijing for more than 10 hours between last Saturday and early Sunday, inundating 100 sections of roads in the center of the capital. Read more…

Japan VS China – Japan ambassador returns to discuss Senkaku issue

Monday, July 16, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News July  16,2012

Japan’s ambassador to China has made a temporary return home to report on the recent developments over a group of islands in the East China Sea.

Uichiro Niwa arrived in Tokyo on Sunday and met Foreign Minister Koichiro Gemba. Read more…

Shiinaha Oo Ay Daadad Kudhinteen 50 qof

Friday, June 29, 2012 Comments off

Daad xooggan ayaa la sheegay inay ku dhinteen 50 qof halka 40 qofna lagu la’ yahay Gobolo Waqooyiga iyo Koonfurta Shiinaha.Roobab mahiigaan ah oo xoog badan ayaa Goboladaas ka’ ayay ilaa iyo juun 20 keedii. Read more…

50 killed in China flooding

Friday, June 29, 2012 Comments off

Heavy flooding has killed 50 people while over 40 remain missing in southern and northern Chinese provinces. The regions have been seeing heavy downpours since June 20. Read more…

Pressure on Syria ‘unacceptable’ – Moscow, Beijing

Friday, June 29, 2012 Comments off

Russia and China believe outside pressure on Syria or foreign military intervention in that crisis-stricken Middle East country could only make matters worse. Read more…

Earthquake strikes inland China

Monday, June 25, 2012 Comments off

A magnitude-5.7 earthquake has struck inland China, killing 2 people and injuring around 100 others. Read more…

China backs Russian-proposed conference on Syria

Thursday, June 14, 2012 Comments off

Beijing supports Moscow’s proposal to hold an international conference on Syria, the Chinese Foreign Ministry’s official spokesman Liu Weimin announced on Thursday. Read more…

Russia and China tout strategic partnership amid global breakdown – RT

Tuesday, June 5, 2012 Comments off


President Vladimir Putin and his Chinese counterpart Hu Jintao broke ground on a new bilateral relationship. Given the regional challenges, Russia and China have more in common than ever before. Read more…

china and Russia start joint naval drill

Monday, April 23, 2012 Comments off

Chinese and Russian naval forces began a joint military drill on Sunday in the Yellow Sea that’s scheduled to continue through Friday.

Senior officials from both navies attended an opening ceremony in Qingdao. The joint training includes a map exercise, anti-submarine operations and a rescue drill in the Yellow Sea off China’s eastern coastal province of Shandong. Read more…