July 16, 2008 Two months after a massive earthquake struck China, a panda research base is struggling with major losses in revenues caused by a slowdown in tourism following the disaster. A new book about a panda named Jingjing is being launched to help raise money for the center.
June 11, 2008 All Things Considered went to China in May to prepare a series of specials from the Sichuan province in China. They soon found themselves covering a very different story — a massive earthquake. Hosts Melissa Block and Robert Siegel, and producer Andrea Hsu talk about their experiences.
June 2, 2008 Three weeks after China's earthquake, the country is still feeling political aftershocks. There has been a groundswell of public support for the government following a very visible relief and recovery operation. Some analysts predict that the earthquake could be a turning point for civil society in China.
May 30, 2008 The massive earthquake that hit China earlier this month has spurred many civic groups into action, including animal lovers. Chen Yunlian, who runs an animal shelter, has saved more than 70 cats and dogs from the quake zone with the help of volunteers.
May 29, 2008 Many parents in China who lost a child in the earthquake lost their only child. Chinese officials this week said families are allowed to have another child if their child was killed, injured or disabled in the quake. Tyrene White, author of a book about China's birth planning, talks about the policy.
May 28, 2008 Since the devastating earthquake in southwestern China, hundreds of Chinese have volunteered to oversee the distribution of disaster relief funds and supplies. The aim is to prevent corrupt local officials from embezzling the funds. Observers say the experiment could increase public participation in anti-corruption efforts.