Sichuan Looking for Earthquake Relief Newlyweds

The government in southwest China's Sichuan Province is conducting a worldwide research for 99 Chinese newlywed couples who participated in the relief efforts at the Wenchuan earthquake two years ago.

Efforts Urged in Quake Reconstruction

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao has said that reconstruction work of earthquake-shattered areas in Sichuan Province must still overcome challenges before it can be judged a complete success.

After May 12 Earthquake


At 2:28 PM on May 12, 2008, a 8.0 Richter Scale earthquake pounded Wenchuan County in southwest China's Sichuan Province.
[Magnitude] 8.0
[Aftershocks] Over 30,000
[Survivors] 84,000
[People resettled] 15.1 mln
[Direct losses] 845.1 bln yuan
[Gov´t quake rehabilitation fund by 2010] 3 tln yuan
[Domestic/Overseas donations] 59.27 bln yuan