China's Hu calls for faster rebuilding in Sichuan

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December 31, 2008 03:02

China's president called for faster reconstruction during a visit to the devastated Sichuan province where many victims of May's massive earthquake are facing a cold winter. President Hu Jintao spent three days in Sichuan, state media said Tuesday, visiting victims, relief projects, and inspecting rebuilding work in the area surrounding Wenchuan, the epicenter of the 7.9 magnitude quake that left nearly 90,000 people dead or missing.


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