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2012-02-21 07:00:00

JIUZHAI VALLEY NATIONAL PARK, Aba Prefecture, Sichuan, China, Feb. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Four years on and the devastating effects of the 2008 Sichuan earthquake on the local tourism industry seem to have passed. Jiuzhai Valley National Park is arguably China's most beautiful natural site and the country's premier national park. During the 6th International Ice Waterfall Festival and the Chinese New Year celebrations in January this year, Jiuzhai Valley saw an un-characteristic influx...

2011-12-30 02:49:00

CHENGDU, China, Dec. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Tianyin Pharmaceutical Co., Inc. (NYSE Amex: TPI, or the "Company"), a pharmaceutical company that specializes in patented biopharmaceutical medicine, modernized traditional Chinese medicine, branded generics and active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) today announced the approval of the Company's operating subsidiary, Chengdu Tianyin Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd's ("Chengdu Tianyin") application for the renewal of its High Tech...

2011-12-21 06:23:00

BEIJING, Dec. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding (hereafter "Chengdu Panda Base") today announced the beginning of a new Giant Panda rehabilitation project. The announcement marks a major milestone in the 50-year plan to return the world's largest artificially-bred population of giant pandas to their natural habitat. The first batch of six giant pandas will be introduced into the transitional Dujiangyan Research Center of Giant Panda Breeding...

Image 1 - Prowling Pandas Become Policy Advisers
2011-12-16 03:37:43

Vanessa Hull evaluates the impacts of zoning on pandas in Wolong Nature Reserve in southwestern China The comings and goings of a pair of girls are helping breathe some life into a zoning policy that's aiming to protect the Chinese environment. The girls--Mei-Mei and Pan-Pan--are pandas outfitted with GPS collars. Vanessa Hull, a doctoral student from the Center for Systems Integration and Sustainability at Michigan State University (MSU), is using the movement of collared pandas to...

2011-12-15 16:00:00

CHENGDU, China, Dec. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Maersk Global Service Centres Chengdu ("GSC Chengdu"), located in Chengdu Tianfu Software Park, since its launch in March 2010, has reached a total employee headcount of approximately 1,100 within one and a half year's operations, as the latest of Maersk's five GSCs, of which three are located in India (Mumbai, Pune and Chennai) and one in Manila. The center in Chengdu is the fastest growing center of all GSCs, The GSC in Chengdu performs...

2011-12-15 12:00:00

CHENGDU, China, Dec. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Connected World Forum 2011-- focusing solely on next-generation mobile communications technology and business trends, organized by Chengdu hi-tech zone and Chengdu Tianfu Software Park, has successfully been held in Chengdu, China, and attracted worldwide major telecommunication personnel from China Telecom, China Mobile, China Unicom, Deutsche Telekom, NTT Docomo, and Korea Telecom. Chengdu, located in West China, the capital of Sichuan...

2011-11-29 08:00:00

WUHOU DISTRICT, CHENGDU, China, Nov. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Recently, a 10-people delegation led by Mayor of London City of Canada Mr. Joe Fontana, the Chairman of London Chamber of Commerce Mr. Joaquim Balles, the Director of Surgery department of the University of Western Ontario Mr. John Denstedt paid a visit to West China Hospital of Sichuan University. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111129/CN13550 ) On the morning of November 24, a grand welcoming ceremony was...

Image 1 - Zoning Boundaries Can Make Good Neighbors In Conservation
2011-10-28 09:52:35

As the world's biodiversity hotspots are increasingly stressed by their human neighbors, zoning is becoming a common strategy to balance environmental protection and human needs. But a recent study shows zoning for conservation demands reality checks. "Zoning ordinances are rarely evaluated for their ability to make positive changes using empirical data on both human and biodiversity characteristics." says Jianguo (Jack) Liu, an internationally recognized expert at Michigan State...

2011-10-19 04:21:00

CHENGDU, China, Oct. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- As one of the most essential components of the 12th Western China International Fair (WCIF), the EU-China Business and Technology Cooperation Fair VI is scheduled on 18-22 October in Chengdu Hi-Tech Zone, Sichuan Province, southwestern China. The fair is hosted by the Ministry of Commerce of China, China Council for the Promotion of International Trade, and the Sichuan Provincial Government; supported by EU Commission and Official partners...

2011-09-19 22:46:00

CHENGDU, China, Sept. 19, 2011, /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Tianyin Pharmaceutical Co., Inc. (NYSE Amex: TPI, or the "Company"), a pharmaceutical company that specializes in patented biopharmaceutical medicine, modernized traditional Chinese medicine, branded generics and active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) today provides the progress updates for its operating subsidiary, Chengdu Tianyin Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd's ("Chengdu Tianyin") application for the renewal of its High Tech...


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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