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2014-07-11 08:20:31

HONG KONG, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On July 10, the Sichuan Tourist and Investment Promotion was held in Hong Kong with the presence of over 200 people in the tourism sector, business circles, entertainment industry and media in Hong Kong. This is the largest event of the highest standard nationwide among tourism promotions being held in Hong Kong in recent years, attracting great interest in Hong Kong's tourism sector. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140711/126253 The...

2014-06-24 04:21:06

CHENGDU, China, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2014 Xindu North Mall Specialty Products of South Asia Expo, hosted by China Silk Association, China Hotel Supplies Association and Sichuan Silk Association, kicked off at the Jinmen Silk, Trade and Tourism Town North Mall recently. A stellar roster of exhibitors from several countries including Thailand, Vietnam, and Sri Lanka has taken part in the event, showcasing precious and rare jewelry and gemstones. Take a closer look at the...

2014-06-03 23:02:52

Market Publishers Ltd is announced as a media partner of the China Unconventional Resources Forum 2014 (CURF2014). The event will take place on June 18-20, 2014 in China’s charming and fastest growing city of Chengdu. London, UK (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 Market Publishers Ltd is announced as a media partner of the China Unconventional Resources Forum 2014 (CURF2014). The event will take place on June 18-20, 2014 in China’s charming and fastest growing city of Chengdu. Chinese authorities...

2014-04-16 00:20:35

DUBLIN, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/48stkw/global_and ) has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese Mould and Die Industry Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/48stkw/global_and ] report to their offering. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Mould, known as "the mother of industry," is developing in the technology and investment-intensive direction....

2014-04-11 08:23:36

HAIKOU, China, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BOAO Forum for Asia Annual Conference 2014 was held from April 8 to 11 in Hainan Province, China. The Tourism Administration of Sichuan Province promoted tourism resources to around 3,000 guests from mainland China, Hong Kong, Macao, Taiwan, and foreign countries in a fresh new way by holding the "Boao Night for Sichuan 2014," which marks a new highlight and pioneers flexible communication in the history of BOAO Forum to beyond world...

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2014-03-02 06:02:04

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Horses and other livestock pose a significant threat to the future of the panda, as they are beating the endangered creatures to the bamboo pandas rely on for sustenance, according to research appearing in this week’s edition of the Journal for Nature Conservation. “Across the world, people are struggling to survive in the same areas as endangered animals, and often trouble surfaces in areas we aren’t anticipating,” said...

2014-02-27 00:23:30

CHENGDU, China, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Is western China only capable of undertaking labor-intensive manufacturing from southern and eastern Chinese cities? With China's growth slowing, will the global investment to the inland west shrink? During the upcoming CPC and CPPCC sessions, Chengdu, capital of Sichuan province in southwestern China answers these questions. On Feb. 27, Chengdu Hi-tech Industrial Development Zone (Chengdu Hi-tech Zone) and Singapore-Sichuan Hi-tech...

2014-02-25 14:25:38

Recovering from natural disasters usually means rebuilding infrastructure and reassembling human lives.  Yet ecologically sensitive areas need to heal, too, and scientists are pioneering new methods to assess nature’s recovery and guide human intervention. The epicenter of China’s devastating Wenchuan earthquake in 2008 was in the Wolong Nature Reserve, a globally important valuable biodiversity hotspot and home to the beloved and endangered giant pandas. Not only did the quake...

2014-02-20 12:30:20

DUBLIN, February 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/gpfnlw/glyphsoate_china) has announced the addition of the "Glyphsoate China Monthly Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/gpfnlw/glyphsoate_china ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) China's glyphosate and PMIDA manufacturers are still facing the pressure of compliance with the...

2014-02-18 12:22:18

JIUZHAI VALLEY, Sichuan Province, China, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The ninth (2014) China Jiuzhaigou International Ice Fall Tourism Festival recently took place. Throughout the winter, Jiuzhai Valley rolled out various tourism packages and special offers to Jiuzhai Valley's visitors as well as staged a series of events. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...


Latest Sichuan Reference Libraries

Giant Panda, Ailuropoda melanoleuca
2012-10-29 16:02:45

The giant panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca), also known as the panda, is a species of bear that is native to southwestern and central western areas of China. Its range includes mountain ranges located primarily in Sichuan province, but pandas can also be found in the Gansu and Shaanxi provinces. It once preferred a habitat within lowland areas, but human encroachment has driven the giant panda into small areas, which contain forested habitats. There are two recognized subspecies of the giant...

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2009-09-29 14:56:36

Gigantspinosaurus, meaning "giant spined lizard", is a genus of stegosaur dinosaur from the Late Jurassic Period. It was found in the Upper Shaximiao Formation of Zigong, Sichuan, China. It is known from a partial skeleton missing most of the skull, hind feet, and tail. The type species, G. sichuanensis, was described in 1992. It was known as Nomen nudum until 2006. This dinosaur had a unique appearance. It had small dorsal plates and large shoulder spikes (or spines). The spines were...

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2009-06-17 12:33:16

The Chinese Prickly Ash or Flatspine Prickly Ash (Zanthoxylum simulans) is a species of flowering plant native to eastern China and Taiwan. It is one of several plants of Zanthoxylum from which Sichuan Pepper is produced. It is a small spreading tree that grows to 23 feet tall. Its leaves are 2.75 to 5 inches long and pinnate (having parts of a leaf arranged on both sides of the stem). Each leaf has 7 - 11 small leaflets that are each 1.25 to 2 inches long. There are numerous spines on the...

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Word of the Day
mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.