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Correspondent: Latest on New Zealand earthquake

09-05-2010 12:10 BJT

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The damage from the quake that struck New Zealand's second biggest city of Christchurch has been extensive. But no deaths and only a few injuries were reported. Initial estimates for the cost of earthquake damage have been put at around 1.4 billion US dollars. An estimated 500 buildings were damaged, with more than 90 in the center of the city. Full Story>>

For more information on the New Zealand earthquake, let's cross to our correspondent Tao Ye, who's in Christchurch.

Q1: It's been more than 24 hours since the disaster happened, could you update us on the latest developments in the city?

Q2: From what you see, how are residents coping with the situation?

Editor:Zhang Ning |Source: CNTV

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