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A Chinese Medicine Class: You are a part of this universe.

“You shouldn’t try to go on a diet in summer,” said Prof. Yang Wei-ping seriously. I was attending a lecture about Chinese medicine at Aichi Shukutoku University last month. 577 more words

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Yunnan earthquake linked to dam-building, says Chinese geologist

The 6.5-magnitude earthquake that devastated southwestern China’s Yunnan Province on August 3 and killed nearly 600 is linked to the world’s largest and most intensive dam-building scheme on the Jinsha River, says renowned, independent geologist-explorer, Yang Yong. 865 more words

Dams And Landslides

a visit to the Yunnan Nationalities Museum

This museum is in Kunming in Yunnan province, southern China.  There is an emphasis on early dress and costumes, early textiles of various local peoples that have lived in Yunnan province. 265 more words

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China quake reignites debate on country's rush to build large dams

“Why do earthquakes keep happening in that area?” In the wake of China’s 6.1 magnitude quake in Yunnan Province and a number of smaller quakes in the region, questions are once again being asked about the country’s rush to build big dams in its southwestern mountains, an area already vulnerable to seismic hazard. 913 more words

Three Gorges Probe

Death Toll in Southwest China Quake Rises to 589

(LUDIAN, China) — The death toll in southern China’s earthquake rose to 589 on Wednesday as search and rescue teams pushed into isolated mountain communities to clear debris from collapsed homes. 286 more words

Death toll rises to 589 in southern China quake

By Christopher Bodeen

LUDIAN, China — The death toll in southern China’s earthquake rose to 589 on Wednesday as search and rescue teams pushed into isolated mountain communities to clear debris from collapsed homes. 284 more words

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