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2011-06-19 19:00:00

CHENGDU, China, June 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Tianyin Pharmaceutical Co., Inc.

2011-06-13 08:00:00

BEIJING, June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Telestone Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ: TSTC) ("Telestone" or the "Company"), a leading developer and provider of telecommunications local access networks in China, today announced that it has signed a letter of intent (the "LOI") to acquire 100% of Sichuan Ruideng Telecom Corporation ("Sichuan Ruideng" or "SR").

2011-05-27 07:00:00

CHENGDU, China, May 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Kung Fu Panda 2's production designer Raymond Zibach traveled Chengdu this week to visit key sites featured in the movie, sites that inspired the production of the first Kung Fu Panda film. "I was so delighted and moved by Mt.

2011-05-24 07:05:00

CHENGDU, China, May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Dreamworks Animation's Kung Fu Panda 2 hits movie theaters on May 26 and ahead of the release, Art Director Raymond Zibach, representing Dreamworks Animation, will come to Chengdu for the Premiere in China, and to explore the hometown of real pandas.

2011-05-19 15:30:00

NEW YORK, May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Hydroelectric Corporation (NYSE: CHC, CHCWS) ("China Hydroelectric" or "the Company"), an owner, developer and operator of small hydroelectric power projects in the People's Republic of China ("PRC"), today announced its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2011. "Although as a result of differing weather conditions during the first quarter of 2011 versus the unusually favorable weather conditions during the first...

2011-05-10 12:00:00

CHENGDU, China, May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- On May 10, 2011, China's largest professional software park - Tianfu Software Park (TSP) - announced that the world's seventh largest mobile phone manufacturer TCL Communication Technology Holdings Limited (TCL Communication) officially settles its first R&D center in central and western China in Tianfu Software Park.

2011-04-04 15:06:00

Ivanhoe to commence fracture stimulation at Yixin-2 and Zitong-1 CHENGDU, SICHUAN, April 5 /PRNewswire/ - David Dyck, President and Chief Operating Officer of Ivanhoe Energy Inc.

2011-04-04 06:30:00

CHENGDU, China, April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China SHESAYS Medical Cosmetology Inc.

2011-03-30 07:19:00

NEW YORK, March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Gushan Environmental Energy Limited ("Gushan" or the "Company"; NYSE: GU), a leading producer of biodiesel in China, today announced its unaudited consolidated financial results for the fourth quarter and the full year ended December 31, 2010. As of November 12, 2010, the ratio for Gushan's ADSs representing ordinary shares has changed from one (1) ADS representing two (2) ordinary shares to one (1) ADS representing ten (10) ordinary shares.

2011-03-23 03:00:00

CHENGDU, China, March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Today, Dell, the world's leading systems and services provider, held its groundbreaking ceremony for Dell Chengdu Global Operation Facility at Chengdu Hi-Tech Zone. An agreement was signed between Dell and Chengdu Municipal Government on Sept.

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...

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...

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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The word 'cespitose' comes from a Latin word meaning 'turf'.