Thursday, May 15, 2008

2008 Sichuan Earthquake

We are greatly saddened by the news that thousands lost their lives and that hundreds of children who were at school at the time are trapped in the debris.

It is the deadliest and strongest earthquake to hit China since the 1976 Tangshan earthquake, which killed approximately 250,000 people.

What we can do is offer our support and our thoughts and our prayers.

Monday, May 12, 2008

China: Inside the Dragon

National Geographic Magazine ( May 2008 )
Special China Issue
The great nation is on the move.

"Chinese history has become the story of average citizens. But there are risks when a nation depends on the individual dreams of 1.3 billion people rather than a coherent political system with clear rule of law".