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2010-06-15 08:00:00

Preparations for second well location underway CALGARY, June 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Ivanhoe Energy Inc. (TSX: IE, NASDAQ: IVAN) today announced that Sunwing Energy Ltd., the company's wholly-owned subsidiary, has commenced drilling at Zitong-1 located in Sichuan Province, China's most prolific gas producing region. Sunwing is the operator of the 659,840-acre (1,031 square miles) gas exploration block in Sichuan, and it holds a 90 percent Contractor Interest in a Petroleum Contract with...

2010-06-08 10:16:00

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., June 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Air Products (NYSE: APD), the leading global hydrogen provider to refineries, today announced that its joint venture company based in Sichuan, China has signed a long-term agreement to build a hydrogen production facility for PetroChina Company Limited, one of the largest oil and gas companies in the world. It is the first time that a state-owned refinery in China has outsourced its hydrogen requirements. The steam methane reformer...

2010-06-01 07:00:00

BEIJING, June 1 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Hollysys Automation Technologies, Ltd. (Nasdaq: HOLI) ("Hollysys" or the "Company"), a leading provider of automation and control technologies and applications in China, announced today that it has been awarded a follow-on high-speed railway signaling contract by the Chengdu Railway Bureau in supplying its ground-based high-speed rail signaling system, Train Control Centers (TCC), for the Phase II of the Dazhou-Chengdu high-speed railway...

2010-05-12 16:38:00

NEW YORK, May 12 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Hydroelectric Corporation (NYSE: CHC, CHCWS) ("China Hydroelectric" or "the Company"), an owner and operator of small hydroelectric power projects in the People's Republic of China ("PRC"), today announced its financial results for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2009 and for the first quarter ended March 31, 2010. The Company completed a number of acquisitions of operating hydroelectric power projects and commissioned certain...

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...


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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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