25 Chinese Missing in Earthquake: Ambassador
Chinese Ambassador to New Zealand Xu Jianguo (C) speaks to the media in Christchurch, New Zealand, Feb. 26, 2011. Xu said 25 Chinese people were missing in the earthquake.


Christchurch Earthquake Death Toll Rises to 161
The official death toll from the 6.3-magnitude quake on Feb. 22 rose to 161 on Thursday, police said.
• Operations Begin to Return to Normal in Lyttelton Port, NZ
There are further signs that operations were returning to normal at the damaged port of Lyttelton, a week and a half after the 6.3 magnitude earthquake.
• State of Emergency Extended in New Zealand
The national state of emergency declared last Wednesday after the Christchurch earthquake has been extended for a further seven days in New Zealand, Civil Defence Minister John Carter said on Tuesday.
• Extra Chinese Rescue Workers Boost Foreign Aid Numbers
The arrival of specialized rescue experts from China on Friday brings the number of foreign aid workers to quake-damaged Christchurch to 350 from seven nations, says New Zealand Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully.
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About the Quake
A 6.3 magnitude earthquake hit New Zealand at 12:51 p.m. local time on Tuesday (2351 GMT Monday), was centered 10 km south-east of the central city Christchurch at a depth of 5 km.
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CRI Report
•  Death Toll in Christchurch Climbs to 75
•  Chinese Woman Trapped in Earthquake Debris
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International Reaction
• Australia Sends New Rescuers to Christchurch
• Australian MPs Remember Christchurch Earthquake Victims
• Extra Chinese Rescue Workers Boost Foreign Aid Numbers
• Victorian Police Officers to Leave Australia for Christchurch
• Obama Calls New Zealand PM over Quake
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Latest
• Seven More Aftershocks after 14-Hour Break in Christchurch
• No Bodies Found in Christchurch Cathedral Rubble
• 5 Chinese Medical Experts Arrive in New Zealand
• One in Three Commercial Buildings in NZ's Quake-Hit City to be Demolished
• Christchurch Earthquake Death Toll Rises to 159
• State of Emergency Extended in New Zealand
• Christchurch Language School's Missing People Revised to 61
• New Zealand Earthquake Toll Further Rises to 113
• New Zealand Declares National State of Emergency
• Death Toll from Christchurch Quake Rises to 98
• 7 Chinese Buried under Building in NZ
• Obama Calls New Zealand PM over Quake
• One Australian Missing in Christchurch Earthquake
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Backgrounder
• Australian Scientist Explains What Causes Ground to Liquefy after Quake
• Backgrounder: New Zealand's Biggest Earthquakes
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