Tag Archives: Sichuan Earthquake

Christians Arrested for Helping Sichuan Earthquake Victims

In a bizarre turn of the situation, two Chinese Christians and relief helpers of the Sichuan earthquake were arrested and tried for what officials called ‘disturbing the peace and endangering the health of others.” U.S.-based ChinaAid Association (CAA) reported Friday

Natural Disasters cost China nearly $200 billion last year

BEIJING — China says natural disasters including the devastating Sichuan earthquake cost the country almost $200 billion last year. The Ministry of Civil Affairs says disasters left 88,928 people dead or missing, the vast majority of them in last May’s