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2009-04-20 06:15:42

As early as next month, Chinese authorities will begin the construction of a new mega-breeding facility for giant pandas in the Wolong nature reserve.

2009-03-28 14:16:03

A 63-year-old woman in Chengdu, China, says she can complete 97 push-ups in a single minute. Huang Tianleng said thanks to her daily regimen of exercise, which includes 1-2 hours of push-ups, she is now eyeing taking part in a push-up competition in her Sichuan province city, China Daily reported Friday. I

2009-03-20 05:00:00

BEIJING, March 20 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- General Steel Holdings, Inc.

2009-02-13 06:00:00

CHENGDU, China, Feb. 13 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Maipu (Sichuan) Communication Technology Co., Ltd has launched MyPower S6800 and S8900 Top Carrier-Class Core Switches at the Shangri-La Chengdu Hotel.

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2009-02-05 14:28:04

While some believe China’s devastating magnitude 7.9 earthquake last year was caused by natural occurrences, some government officials and scientists have blamed a man made dam.

2009-01-27 06:43:00

JIASHAN, China, Jan. 27 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- ReneSola Ltd ("ReneSola" or the "Company"), a leading Chinese manufacturer of solar wafers, today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary Sichuan ReneSola Material Co. Ltd.

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2008-11-19 11:09:37

Ji ShaoCheng of the Université de Montréal's affiliated engineering school École Polytechnique is part of a team studying last May's devastating earthquake in China.

2008-10-13 09:00:34

10 missing in southwest China coal mine accident CHENGDU, Oct. 12 (Xinhua) -- Ten people went missing in a coal- gas outburst in a coal mine in southwest China's Sichuan Province on Sunday, an official of the provincial work safety administration said.


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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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