News Letter
English home Forum Photo Gallery Features Newsletter Archive   About US Help Site Map
- Newsletter
- Online Community
- China Biz Info
- News Archive
- Feedback
- Voices of Readers
- Weather Forecast
 About China
- China at a glance
- Chinese history
- Constitution
- CPC & state organs
- Chinese leadership
- Selected Works of Deng Xiaoping

Home >> China
UPDATED: 08:18, December 27, 2004
China to offer emergency aid to south, southeast Asia
font size    

China announced Sunday evening that it will offer emergency humanitarian aid to India, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Maldives and Thailand which were seriously stricken by the largest ever earthquake and tsunami in 40 years.

The Chinese Ministry of Commerce said that it has launched an emergency aid mechanism and consulted with concerned departments to deliver the aid as soon as possible.

The earthquake, measuring 8.1 at the Richter Scale by Indonesia Meteorological and Geological Bureau, rocked south and southeast Asia Sunday morning and triggered tsunami, killing over 4,000 people by press time.

Source: Xinhua

Comments on the story Comment on the story Recommend to friends Tell a friend Print friendly Version Print friendly format Save to disk Save this

- China Forum
- PD Newsletter
- People's Comment
- Most Popular
 Related News
- China grants emergency aid to flood-stricken areas

- China offers emergency aid to Russia

- Chinese emergency aid for victims of hostage crisis arrives in Russia 

Copyright by People's Daily Online, all rights reserved