posted on May, 12 2008 @ 04:48 AM
These are the kind of sad news which everyone can safely tune in Xinhua to see the latest reports. There is no need to hide or downplay the disaster
as someone suggested. Same as the winter disaster End of January, beginning February.
I had never been in that area, but what I understood is that it is much less developed than the coastal provinces. And some of my friends all over
China is saying they felt the quake and became a bit dizzy too, like some of my employees here in Shenzhen. So far casualty reports is fuzzy, hope for
If you can read Chinese then you will notice that Xinhua
has linked up
a lot of "training" material how to act when you face an earthquake (aftershocks) and so on. Such as informing the people not to jump out of
buildings and so on.
Since China is a a big country so we are exposed to a lot of natural disasters each year. And 2008 seems to be a bad year for natural disasters in
China again. We had the extreme hard winter disaster, we are expecting to receive the most typhoons this year (also stronger ones?), and now this
Ps. China offered help for the Katrina disaster, but Bush rejected any rescue workers help. So if I remember correctly we only donated money (5
million or so) to some relief funds.
[edit on 12/5/08 by IchiNiSan]