Latest Shuangliu County Stories

2014-04-14 08:39:49

CHENGDU, China, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chengdu wins highly competitive bid to secure prestigious aviation event in 2016 Representatives of UBM Live announced today- during a press conference and signing ceremony-that Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport has successfully won a highly competitive bid to bring World Routes, the 22nd World Route Development Forum to Chengdu, Sichuan Province, China. Chengdu Shuangliu Airport is the largest air hub...

2010-12-30 05:20:00

BEIJING, Dec. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Air China has launched its first transit tourism services for international travelers, giving those with time to kill transiting through Chengdu Shuangliu Airport a chance to experience a fascinating part of China. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080625/CNW017LOGO ) Air China's Chengdu transit services provide passengers with a range of useful tourist services, marking an important step in the development of Air China's Chengdu hub...

2010-09-21 00:22:00

BEIJING, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Air China will launch a direct route from Chengdu to Tokyo on September 22, 2010. Air China is the first airline to launch a direct route to Japan from Southwest China. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080625/CNW017LOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080625/CNW017LOGO) On September 22, Air China will launch a regular direct route from Chengdu to Tokyo. Flights are available on Wednesdays and Saturdays. With the...

2008-09-23 12:00:41

FROM ANALYTICA, BOOTH #5122 -- Ahura Scientific, Inc., a leader in rugged, ultra-compact instruments for chemical identification, announced today it is increasing its global footprint in China with new projects and donations. During the last two years, Ahura Scientific's solutions have been used across Asia in a variety of ways, from pharmaceutical quality inspection for manufacturing to applications for emergency response that require field-deployed chemical identification technology....

Word of the Day
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'