Jet Li escapes Asian tsunami (newsphoto)
Updated: 2004-12-28 00:31
Action star Jet Li (L) and wife Nina are seen at the June 17, 2003 premiere of "The Hulk" in Los Angeles. The action film star of "Hero" and "Lethal Weapon 4" rescued his daughter as the Indian Ocean tsunami swept his hotel in the Maldives December 26, 2004. Li suffered minor injuries as he fled the rising waters.[Reuters]
A worker loads tents at the Beijing Capital International Airport December 28, part of the aid in the form of food, tents, blankets and cash headed to India, Indonesia, Thailand, Sri Lanka and Maldives. China will provide 21.6 million yuan (US$2.6 million) worth of aid to Asian countries hit by the weekend's disastrous tidal wave.
Relief goods are loaded at the Beijing Capital International Airport on December 28, 2004. China will provide over 21 million yuan (US$2.6 million) in aid for victims in Asian countries hit by the massive earthquake and devastating tsunami. [newsphoto]
A Boeing-747 will carry the goods to the tsunami-hit Asian countries. [newsphoto]
Chinese workers are loading the airplane with relief goods at night. [newsphoto]