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2014-09-17 08:37:21

BEICHUAN CITY, China, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sponsored by the Tourism Administration of Sichuan Province and Mianyang Municipal People's Government, The 3rd Summit of Global Online Travel Agencies was held in Beichuan County, Mianyang, Sichuan from September 15 to 17 with the theme of "Smart Tourism, Connecting the Future." Based on the idea of "innovation and efficiency," the summit will give priority to enhance the cooperation between the tourism system of Sichuan and global...

2014-09-12 08:20:48

LONDON, September 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sichuan Province Airport Group named as host of next year's Airport Cities UBM, the organisers of a series of global and regional events for the airport development and real estate communities today announced that its first event of 2015 will be hosted by Sichuan Province Airport Group in Chengdu, China on 13-15 May 2015. Through high-level debate and discussion around the topic of the creation and development of...

2014-09-03 12:30:11

CHENGDU, China, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On the afternoon of August 29, the 2014 Asian Hospital Management Awards for the categories of Marketing, PR or Online Presence and Service Improvement for Internal Customers were given to the representatives of two hospitals from mainland China in the conference hall of the RadissonBlu hotel in Cebu, the second largest city of Philippines. West China Hospital, Sichuan University was one of them. Its new media operation program,...

2014-07-17 12:29:43

CHENGDU, China, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- From June 16 to June 19 of 2014, a delegation from West China Hospital, Sichuan University led by the President Li Weimin visited Mayo Clinic, the top medical institution of the United States as well as Harvard Medical School (HMS) and Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH). The delegates from the Administrative Office, the Medical Affairs Department, the Operation Department, the Research Department, the Nursing Department and International...

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...


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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malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
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