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2011-07-28 01:13:14

Besides helping each other plant and harvest, rural Chinese neighbors also influence each other's environmental behavior "“ farmers are more likely to reenroll their land in a conservation program if they talk to their neighbors about it. Scientists from the Center for Systems Integration and Sustainability at Michigan State University used a simulation model to study the amount of land farmers in the Wolong Nature Reserve in southwestern China reenrolled in the Grain-to-Green Program...

2011-06-19 19:00:00

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

2011-06-13 08:00:00

BEIJING, June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Telestone Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ: TSTC) ("Telestone" or the "Company"), a leading developer and provider of telecommunications local access networks in China, today announced that it has signed a letter of intent (the "LOI") to acquire 100% of Sichuan Ruideng Telecom Corporation ("Sichuan Ruideng" or "SR"). The LOI was signed on May 12, 2011. Under the term of LOI, Telestone will use a combination of cash and Telestone common...

2011-05-27 07:00:00

CHENGDU, China, May 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Kung Fu Panda 2's production designer Raymond Zibach traveled Chengdu this week to visit key sites featured in the movie, sites that inspired the production of the first Kung Fu Panda film. "I was so delighted and moved by Mt. Qingcheng that I insisted it be a major feature of the sequel," said Zibach. "I came back to say thank you to Chengdu." Mt. Qingcheng's Tianran Temple appears in the final scene of the film, released globally this...

2011-05-24 07:05:00

CHENGDU, China, May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Dreamworks Animation's Kung Fu Panda 2 hits movie theaters on May 26 and ahead of the release, Art Director Raymond Zibach, representing Dreamworks Animation, will come to Chengdu for the Premiere in China, and to explore the hometown of real pandas. In Chengdu, Zibach will share how his research into Chendgu's thriving culture helped inspire the film and how he incorporated new elements of the region into the movie. In the sequel, the...

2011-05-19 15:30:00

NEW YORK, May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Hydroelectric Corporation (NYSE: CHC, CHCWS) ("China Hydroelectric" or "the Company"), an owner, developer and operator of small hydroelectric power projects in the People's Republic of China ("PRC"), today announced its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2011. "Although as a result of differing weather conditions during the first quarter of 2011 versus the unusually favorable weather conditions during the...

2011-05-10 12:00:00

CHENGDU, China, May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- On May 10, 2011, China's largest professional software park - Tianfu Software Park (TSP) - announced that the world's seventh largest mobile phone manufacturer TCL Communication Technology Holdings Limited (TCL Communication) officially settles its first R&D center in central and western China in Tianfu Software Park. This is another big R&D project settled in following by Marvel and EMC set up their R&D centers in TSP...

2011-04-04 15:06:00

Ivanhoe to commence fracture stimulation at Yixin-2 and Zitong-1 CHENGDU, SICHUAN, April 5 /PRNewswire/ - David Dyck, President and Chief Operating Officer of Ivanhoe Energy Inc. (TSX: IE) (NASDAQ: IVAN), and Gerald Moench, President of Sunwing Energy Ltd., announced today that positive gas flows have been recorded during testing operations on the Xu-5 formation of the Zitong-1 natural gas discovery well in China's Sichuan Province. Recent testing in the Xu-5 formation exposed up...

2011-04-04 06:30:00

CHENGDU, China, April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China SHESAYS Medical Cosmetology Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CSAY) ("China SHESAYS" or the "Company"), which operates a network of specialized medical cosmetology hospitals, clinics and skincare centers in Sichuan province, China, today announced financial results for full year ended December 31, 2010. FY 2010 Financial Results Full Year 2010 Results (audited) 2010 2009 CHANGE...

2011-03-30 07:19:00

NEW YORK, March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Gushan Environmental Energy Limited ("Gushan" or the "Company"; NYSE: GU), a leading producer of biodiesel in China, today announced its unaudited consolidated financial results for the fourth quarter and the full year ended December 31, 2010. As of November 12, 2010, the ratio for Gushan's ADSs representing ordinary shares has changed from one (1) ADS representing two (2) ordinary shares to one (1) ADS representing ten (10) ordinary shares. Gushan...


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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Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'