At Least 65 Dead in China After Earthquake amid Heat Wave, COVID Lockdown: Reports

STRINGER/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock Rescuers in China’s Sichuan Province after the Sept. 5 earthquake Dozens of people have been reported dead after a strong earthquake struck southwest China on Monday, per multiple reports. Chinese broadcaster CCTV has reported that at least 65 people have died following Monday’s disaster, according to and the . (USGS) said the 6.6-magnitude quake … Read more

Outcry as Chinese lockdown traps residents during earthquake

Footage showing that some residents in the earthquake-hit Chinese city of Chengdu were stopped from fleeing their compounds due to a Covid lockdown has sparked anger and disbelief online. Some in Chengdu say they were told to stay inside through a 6.6-magnitude earthquake on Monday that has killed at least 65 people. Those that ran … Read more

State media report 21 deaths in southwest China earthquake

BEIJING (AP) — China’s state media say at least 21 people have been killed in a 6.8 magnitude earthquake in the southwestern province of Sichuan. The quake triggered landslides and shook buildings in the provincial capital of Chengdu, whose 21 million residents are already under a COVID-19 lockdown. The temblor struck a mountainous area in … Read more

Famed Silicon Valley investor Marc Andreessen says the rise of remote work will create an ‘earthquake’ in how and where

Marc Andreessen said remote work could cause an “earthquake” in how we live. He said it’ll mark a civilizational shift as people no longer have to choose their home based on where their office is. Since early 2020, the pandemic has ushered in remote work policies, which have stuck in the years since. Marc Andreessen, … Read more

Afghanistan earthquake: Villagers report aftershocks but no aid

It’s easy to miss the village of Dwegur if you’re not looking for it. Its mud homes appear to merge with the mountainside they’re scattered on. In Afghanistan’s south-eastern Paktika province, less than 20 miles from the border with Pakistan, it’s also about 20 miles from the epicentre of the earthquake which struck the region … Read more

Homes Destroyed by Earthquake in Afghanistan’s Paktika Province

thousands of children were at risk after a deadly earthquake struck Afghanistan’s southeast, destroying thousands of homes, on June 22. Afghanistan’s Taliban government at least 1,000 people were killed and hundreds more injured. Homes were destroyed across the Paktika districts of Gayan, Naki, Barmal, and Ziruk, and the Khost district of Spera, according to the … Read more