2010-03-25 09:50:51 GMT Xinhua English
SANTIAGO, March 24 (Xinhua) -- The devastating earthquake and the following tsunami that struck Chile might cost the South American country about 30 billion U.S. dollars, the Chilean government said Wednesday.
2010-03-18 00:15:28 GMT Xinhua English
SANTIAGO, March 17 (Xinhua) -- The death toll of Chile's Feb. 27 quake and tsunami might reach 630, according to data published by the nation's Investigative Police Directorate (PDI) on Wednesday.
2010-03-17 01:16:37 GMT Xinhua English
SANTIAGO, March 16 (Xinhua) -- Chilean Interior Minister Rodrigo Hinzpeter estimated on Tuesday that the damage caused by the devastating 8.8 magnitude earthquake and the ensuing Tsunami on Feb. 27 will reach 30 billion U.S. dollars.
2010-03-16 02:59:17 GMT Xinhua English
Military forces work to clean the streets of Talcahuano, Chile, on March 15, 2010. The quake-stricken Chile is focusing on the restoration work after an 8.8 magnitude earthquake and tsunamis hit the country on Feb. 27, killing at least 497 people.
2010-03-16 00:10:30 GMT Xinhua English
SANTIAGO, March 15 (Xinhua) -- Chile's National Emergency Office (Onemi) said on Monday that 98 percent of the power supply has been restored after the blackout on Sunday night.
2010-03-04 09:16:06 GMT Xinhua English
BEIJING, March 4 (Xinhua) -- China will provide additional aid worth 2 million U.S. dollars in emergency relief materials to quake-hit Chile, the Ministry of Commerce (MOC) said Thursday.
2010-03-02 10:31:39 GMT Xinhua English
Local police confirmed that more than 150 people disappeared in a tsunami caused by a magnitude-6.1 aftershock Sunday morning as big waves stroke the city, taking away vehicles and hitting hard the cement along the coast in Constitucion.
2010-03-05 14:19:36 GMT Xinhua English
NANJING, March 5 (Xinhua) -- China's chartered plane with quake-relief worth 2 million U.S. dollars is expected to arrive in Chile's capital, Santiago, early Saturday(Beijing time).
2010-03-05 03:07:45 GMT Xinhua English
NEW YORK, March 4 (Xinhua) -- The United Nations and the United States will co-host a ministerial donors conference for Haiti at the UN headquarters in New York on March 31, said the U.S. State Department said on Thursday.
2010-03-05 03:06:57 GMT Xinhua English
SANTIAGO, March 4 (Xinhua) -- The Chilean government on Thursday urged people to avoid traveling to the earthquake-affected southern and central region of the country to ensure the transport of aid supplies over land.
2010-03-04 23:31:39 GMT Xinhua English
SANTIAGO, March 4 (Xinhua) -- Chilean President Michelle Bachelet on Thursday traveled to the cities of Concepcion and Talca, the hardest-hit areas in Saturday's massive earthquake, to oversee the armed forces' distribution of aid supplies.
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