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2013-09-13 23:02:07

Utah’s trade mission to China led by the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) had a successful opening on Monday, with multiple presentations, press conferences and business matchmaking meetings in Chengdu, a city located in southwest China with a population of over 14 million. As the trade mission continues throughout this week trade bonds between Utah and China will be strengthened. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) September 13, 2013 Utah’s trade mission to China led by the...

2013-08-20 08:32:39

CHENGDU, China, Aug. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Together with the Volunteer Alliance from Optoelectronic Information Institution from the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China (UESTC), the Summer Aid Education Program launched by Milanoo concluded smoothly on August 2, 2013, with the teaching support team completing its mission successfully. The Volunteer Alliance from the Optoelectronic Information Institution from UESTC was established in June 2013, by combining...

2013-07-19 08:26:57

LIBOURNE, France, July 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ceva Sante Animale S.A. today signed a definitive agreement to acquire a controlling stake in Sichuan Hengtong's animal health subsidiary in China. E. J. McKay acted as the exclusive financial advisor to CEVA. The transaction will allow CEVA to significantly increase its business scope in China, especially in the chemical drug segment for animal health. Representatives from the Chinese Embassy in Paris and the French Ministry of Foreign...

2013-07-15 00:20:08

BEIJING, July 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Air China's newly opened Frankfurt - Chengdu nonstop flights make Chengdu the closest inland Chinese city to Europe. It takes European travelers just 10 hours to fly from the heart of Europe to China's "Land of Plenty" imbued with oriental charms. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080625/CNW017LOGO ) Silk, Tea, Giant Panda While Beijing is the seat of many dynastic governments and Shanghai the throbbing heart of Chinese commercialism,...

2013-07-03 12:23:47

CHENGDU, China, July 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On June 19, 2013, the Chairman of the World Confederation for Physical Therapy (WCPT), Dr. Marilyn Moffat, awarded the certificate of International Course Grade I Certification for the Physical Therapy Course, also the first WCPT certificate in China, to Mr. He Hongchen, the director of teaching of the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, at the China National Convention Center in Beijing Since...

Study Finds Group Size Can Make Or Break Environmental Collective Actions
2013-06-18 07:24:53

Michigan State University Sustainability programs are a Goldilocks proposition — some groups are too big, some are too small, and the environment benefits when the size of a group of people working to save it is just right. It has long been debated how many people working together can change the world. Whether it's joining forces to conserve gas, save a forest or stave off climate change, arguments have been made for the power of a dedicated few or the strength of numbers. It also...

2013-05-24 23:01:32

To help aid in recovery efforts following Saturday morning´s magnitude-6.6 earthquake CFS Flooring in Shanghai donates funds to the Chinese Red Cross. CFS management and staff hope and pray for relief to the families of the 188 deceased, the 25 missing, the 11,000 injured and the thousands more affected in the devastation area within Sichuan Province. Shanghai, China (PRWEB) May 24, 2013 CFS Corporation Shanghai announced it has donated to the Chinese Red Cross in a sincere attempt to...

Two New Miniature Spider Species Discovered In China
2013-05-22 13:27:36

Pensoft Publishers Two new minute spider species have been discovered from the Sichuan and Chongqing, China. The tiny new spiders are both less than 2 mm in length, with Trogloneta yuensis being as little as 1.01 mm and Mysmena wawuensis measured to be the even tinier 0.75 mm, which classes it among the smallest spiders known. The two species described in the open access journal Zookeys both have a bizarre body shape with disproportionately big spherical posterior body. The family...

2013-05-22 04:21:15

CHENGDU, China, May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As a main carrier for trade cooperation and one of the major events at the Western China International Fair (WCIF), the 6(th) Western China International Sourcing Fair (WCISF) will stage both in September at the China Food Expo (CFE) and in October at the WCIF, the first time in its history. A total of 10,000 purchasers and suppliers will gather in Chengdu, Sichuan, to attend the events and seek business opportunities. With the theme of "building...

2013-05-20 23:17:17

Jointly established by The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) and Sichuan University (Sichuan U), China's first Institute for Disaster Management and Reconstruction (IDMR) has recently been officially opened. (PRWEB) May 20, 2013 Jointly established by The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) and Sichuan University (Sichuan U), China's first Institute for Disaster Management and Reconstruction (IDMR) has recently been officially opened. Both institutions also held the Forum on...


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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