Latest Sichuan Stories

2010-07-15 11:46:00

BOSTON, July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- China PharmaHub Corp. ("PharmaHub"), the majority owner of World Wide Relics, Inc.

2010-06-23 08:00:00

NANCHONG, China, June 23 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- American Nano Silicon Technologies, Inc.

2010-06-15 08:00:00

Preparations for second well location underway CALGARY, June 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Ivanhoe Energy Inc.

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.

2010-06-01 07:00:00

BEIJING, June 1 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Hollysys Automation Technologies, Ltd.

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.

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 regarding...

2010-03-11 12:30:00

CHENGDU, China, March 11 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Tianyin Pharmaceutical Co., Inc.

2010-01-19 05:00:00

BEIJING, Jan. 19 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- General Steel Holdings, Inc.

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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