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2013-12-03 08:28:56

DAOCHENG, China, Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Joseph Charles Francis Rock, an Austrian-American, said that "there is no such place attracting every photographer and explorer". (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131203/CN25390 ) The beautiful place in Rock's eye is Daocheng Yading, in Ganzi Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture at the southwestern edge of Sichuan Province, China. An original report by Tourism Administration of Sichuan follows. Years later, Mr. Wang Zhifa,...

2013-11-28 12:21:18

CHENGDU, China, Nov. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On October 27, the 14(th) Western China International Fair (WCIF), organized by the Sichuan Bureau of Expo Affairs, was closed in Chengdu, with 462 contracted investment projects valuing RMB 563.18 billion, increasing by about 40 times compared with that at the first WCIF (RMB 13.76 billion). More than 60,000 guests, including government officials, leaders of chambers of commerce and associations as well as top management of Fortune 500...

2013-11-20 23:04:51

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Investment Opportunity and Development Prospect of China Liquor Industry, 2013. London (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 Since 2003, China’s liquor industry has showed the trend of rapid development and the market demand has continuously risen. In 2012, the liquor industry achieved the sales revenue of CNY 446.625 billion, rising 19.21% year-on-year and achieved the total profit of CNY 81.856 billion, rising 48.52% year-on-year....

2013-11-18 12:28:00

Charles B. Wang, Founder & Chairman of Smile Train, to Receive Award on Behalf of Non-Profit on November 16 NEW YORK, Nov. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Smile Train is proud to announce their documentary, 'DZACHUKA'S SMILE,' co-produced by China Central Television Documentary Channel (CCTV), as the winner of the Gold Panda Award for Best Documentary in Society for Asian Production at the 2013 Sichuan TV Festival. The 2013 Sichuan TV Festival takes place in Chengdu, China from November...

2013-11-01 12:26:52

Governor-General of Canada David Johnston visited Sichuan University CHENGDU, China, Nov. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On October 22, His Excellency David Johnston, Governor-General of Canada, visited Sichuan University. He attended the "Innovation Forum" held by the university, made a keynote speech and had interactive exchanges with scholars from China and Canada and students of the university. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131101/CN07058) The delegation led by Mr....

2013-10-31 12:26:31

CHENGDU, China, Oct. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On the afternoon of October 22, a delegation led by the Governor-General of Australia Ms. Bryce paid a visit to Sichuan University to investigate the Australia Cochlear cochlea project in West China Hospital. Executive Vice-President of Sichuan University Professor Li Hong met the delegation in the reception hall for foreign guests in the administration building on the medical school campus of the hospital. Secretary of the hospital Ms....

2013-10-25 12:24:55

CHENGDU, China, Oct. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The 6(th) Western China International Sourcing Fair (WCISF), organized by the Sichuan Bureau of Expo Affairs, was unveiled on October 24 in Chengdu, Sichuan province, and received purchasers from many countries and regions. At the meeting, UNCTAD's vice secretary-general Petko Draganov said China is ascending in the global value chain. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131025/CN04402 ) As one of the major events of Western China...

2013-10-25 12:20:18

CHENGDU, China, Oct. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On Oct. 22, the 8(th) China-EU Investment, Trade and Sci-tech Cooperation Fair, organized by the Sichuan Bureau of Expo Affairs, was opened in Chengdu. Themed on "sci-tech innovation and industrial cooperation," the Fair focused on energy-saving, environmental protection, new energy, new material, modern agriculture, biopharmaceuticals, general aviation, high-end equipment manufacturing, ICT and other emerging industries. (Photo:...

2013-10-16 08:33:19

CHENGDU, China, Oct. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On October 16, Chengdu High-tech Zone (CDHT) launched an ambitious project called "the 3rd entrepreneurship stage", aiming to build a World First-class Park with one trillion in overall industrial output. A new and ambitious hi-tech zone in Chengdu, is striving to establish its own Silicon Valley. CDHT already ranks fourth among China's national hi-tech zones, with its comprehensive strength and the growing support of 7 strategic...

2013-09-18 12:27:51

- Launch Ceremony of G5 National Model Project of Sichuan Smart Travel System CHENGDU, China, Sept. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Recently, more and more tourists in Sichuan surprisingly found that simply downloading an application or adding Sichuan Scenic Areas Get Smart to WeChat on their mobile phones can not only browse photos of famous sights, consult related information, but watch the introduction and videos of these sights. That's right, the G5 National Model Project of Smart...


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...

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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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