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Heavy snow kills 24 in China, losses hit $3 bln

More than 77.86 million people had been affected by the snow in 14 provinces, including Anhui, Jiangxi, Hubei and Hunan by 2 p.m. Jan. 28.

China issues red alert for snowstorms

The China Meteorological Administration (CMA) early Monday issued a red alert for severe snowstorms forecast for central and eastern China.

Hu calls on coal mines, ports to safeguard supplies

President Hu urged the safeguarding of the production and transport of coal for power generation, in light of the severe weather affecting China.

Premier Wen rushes to Hunan Province

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao has rushed to Hunan to help with the central China province's disaster relief work following an unprecedented snowfall.

PLA goes all out to fight against snow chaos

The Chinese People's Liberation Army has ordered its troops to go all out to combat the lingering heavy snow in the southern part of the country.

Nearly 1 mln police work to ease traffic chaos in snow

Nearly one million police have been dispatched to keep traffic in order on congested highways and bridges since heavy snow hit the country.

Making the most of a bad situation

As millions of people struggle to get home for the Spring Festival holiday, Luo Song, 30, is taking things easy.

Economist: snow's economic toll will be temporary

Three weeks of snow across most of China have "taken a toll on the economy" but the impact will dissipate over the full year...
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