10 Horrifying Chinese Maritime Accidents of the 21st Century

We take a look back at some of the notable maritime disasters that have occurred within the Middle Kingdom’s borders during the 21st Century.

by Matthew Bossons, 11 January 2019

This Day in History: Massive Haiyuan Earthquake Devastates Gansu

Statistics released in 2010 show at least 273,400 were killed by the earthquake in Gansu, with Haiyuan losing 73,604 people, nearly half of the county’s entire population.

by Jonathan Zhong, 16 December 2018

This Day in History: China's Deadliest Maritime Disaster

The world's worst maritime disaster unrelated to military action happened at the mouth of the Huangpu.

by Ned Kelly, 04 December 2018

19 Dead after Blast at Chemical Plant in Sichuan

An explosion at a Sichuan chemical plant has left 19 dead and another 12 injured.

by Jesse Pottinger, 13 July 2018

Here's What 2008 Sichuan Quake Sites Look Like 10 Years Later

Then and now: what areas devastated by the 2008 earthquake in Sichuan look like these days.

by That's, 17 May 2018

Burning Oil Tanker Sinks Off China Coast, No Hope of Survivors

Officials say 30 missing crew members are presumed dead after an oil tanker exploded and sank on Sunday.

by That's Shanghai, 15 January 2018

60,000 Evacuated as Sichuan Recovers From 7.0 Magnitude Earthquake

The seismic disaster is the second in under 10 years to ravage Jiuzhaigou, with memories of the 2008 earthquake still fresh in the minds of those native to the region.

by Jesse Pottinger, 10 August 2017

At Least 13 Dead After Powerful Earthquake in Sichuan

Rescue and recovery operations are currently underway, with almost 400 fire trucks and over 1,100 firefighters descending on the site of the disaster.

by Matthew Bossons, 09 August 2017

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