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2010-05-06 07:00:00

BEIJING, May 6 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- ChinaEdu Corporation (Nasdaq: CEDU) ("ChinaEdu" or "the Company"), a leading educational services provider in China, today announced that it has signed a recruiting and support cooperation agreement with Sichuan Agricultural University. Sichuan Agricultural University is one of the 68 universities that are currently licensed to offer online degree education by the Ministry of Education in China. Under the agreement, the Company's...

2010-03-23 07:12:00

JIASHAN, China, March 23 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- ReneSola Ltd ("ReneSola" or the "Company") (NYSE: SOL) (AIM: SOLA), a leading global manufacturer of solar wafers and provider of solar module original equipment manufacturer ("OEM") services, today summarized key highlights from its 2010 Analyst and Investor Day held March 18-19, 2010. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080506/CNTU030 ) Members from ReneSola's senior management team led in-depth discussions...

2010-03-11 12:30:00

CHENGDU, China, March 11 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Tianyin Pharmaceutical Co., Inc. (NYSE Alternext: TPI), a manufacturer and supplier of modernized traditional Chinese medicine ("TCM") based in Chengdu, China, today announced it will present at 22nd Annual ROTH Capital Partners (ROTH) OC Growth Stock Conference being held March 15-17, 2010 in Dana Point, California. Presentation details are noted below. Date: Tuesday, March 16, 2010 Time: 10:30 AM PST (Track 3)...

2010-01-19 05:00:00

BEIJING, Jan. 19 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- General Steel Holdings, Inc. ("General Steel" or the "Company") (NYSE: GSI), one of China's leading, non-state-owned producers of steel products and aggregators of domestic steel companies, today announced it won two contracts to supply an aggregate 240,000 metric tons of steel to support the Xi Luo Du and the Xiang Jia Ba hydropower projects both located in western China. Pursuant to the Xi Luo Du hydropower project contract, the...

2009-11-17 03:31:00

CHIANG MAI, Thailand, Nov. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Action film star Jet Li, through his One Foundation, and Habitat for Humanity have signed an agreement to work together in China's earthquake-torn Sichuan province in 2010 and in China's Yunnan, Guizhou and Guangxi provinces in 2011. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091117/CL12574 ) The "One-Habitat" effort will join Li with Habitat for Humanity to build and repair houses, and work to meet other community needs in partnership...

2009-11-09 07:00:00

CHENGDU, China, Nov. 9 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Tianyin Pharmaceutical, Co., Inc., (NYSE Amex: TPI), a manufacturer and supplier of modernized traditional Chinese medicine ('TCM') based in Chengdu, China, today announced that management will hold a conference call to discuss its fiscal 2010 first quarter results at 10:30 a.m. ET on Friday, November 13, 2009. Financial results will be released prior to the market open on that day. A PowerPoint presentation which provides further...

2009-10-21 05:30:00

CHENGDU, China, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- A.P. Moller-Maersk Group, the world's top logistics company, has decided to locate its global service center in Tianfu Software Park in Chengdu, capital of southwestern China'sSichuan province, showing the giant's commitment to expand operations in China. The company will also set up a logistics processing branch as well as a documents processing center in the software park; the company's new facility will have total office area of around...

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2009-09-28 11:22:46

Seismologists reported Sunday that last year's violent 7.9-magnitude Sichuan earthquake was likely to be a once-in-4,000-year event. Writing in the journal Nature Geoscience, Shen Zhengkang of the China Earthquake Administration and colleagues used Global Positioning System data as well as Synthetic Aperture Radar data to create a model of the Longmen Shan fault, which lies on the northwest portion of the Sichuan basin, and separates Sichuan from Tibet. Shen's team found that the quake was...

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2009-09-21 13:32:21

A group of 60 giant pandas relocated by the massive earthquake last year is expected to be returned home by 2012, according to state media. According to a report from Xinhua news on Saturday, the pandas were moved from the Wolong base in southwest China's Sichuan Province following an 8.0-magnitude earthquake last year. Initially there were a total of 63 pandas at Wolong before the May 12, 2008 incident, but one was killed during the earthquake, one is missing and the other died from health...

2009-08-12 06:41:00

JIASHAN, China, Aug. 12 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- ReneSola Ltd ("ReneSola" or the "Company") (NYSE: SOL) (AIM: SOLA), a leading vertically integrated Chinese manufacturer of solar products, today announced its unaudited financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2009. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080506/CNTU030 ) Recent Operating Highlights -- According to schedule, ReneSola commenced production of the first batch of polysilicon from...


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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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