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2008-05-12 Mon 17:45
An earthquake measuring 7.5 has hit south-west China.
The quake struck 92km north-west of Sichuan's provincial capital, Chengdu, at 1428 (0628 GMT).
Tremors were felt at Beijing, the Thai capital, Bangkok, and Hanoi in Vietnam.
2008-05-12 Mon 00:00
The organisers of the Olympic Games in China say domestic tickets for events in Beijing and Hong Kong have sold out.
China allocated about three-quarters of the seven million Olympic tickets to its domestic audience.