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2013-07-03 08:22:51

LUSHAN, China, July 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- "Beautiful Lushan; Caring Lushan" - The inaugural "Lushan Impression" art and art sale for charity was recently held in Lushan. The event was designed to promote the scenic spot through many artistic renderings of the famed resort, allowing interested tourists worldwide to better know the exquisite area and the Chinese traditions that are part of its long history: "When disaster strikes, help comes from all sides". (Photo:...

2013-05-01 12:29:05

CHENGDU, China, May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Tianyin Pharmaceutical Co., Inc. (NYSE Amex: TPI), a pharmaceutical company that specializes in patented biopharmaceutical, modernized traditional Chinese medicine (mTCM), branded generics and active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) today reported that TPI's operation sustained the recent earthquake and the following aftershocks caused by the Ya'an earthquake in Sichuan province on April 20(th), 2013. Manufacturing facilities of TPI at Longquan...

2009-08-11 15:30:00

China is set to retrace the journey of Pere Jean Pierre Armand David, the French Catholic missionary who made giant pandas known to the West. The move will commemorate the 140th anniversary of the bears' discovery by the outside world, according to a state media report by the Xinhua news agency on Tuesday. The giant black and white bears were virtually unheard of outside China until 1869, when Pere David described one the had been shot by hunters in Ya'an, Sichuan province.  The tale...