Category Archives: Life

Ivory carvers want craft preserved

The trade in illegally sourced material will be banned by the end of the year, resulting in job losses and the death of ancient expertise, as Yang Wanli reports.

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City’s fortunes inextricably linked to those of giant pandas

Chengdu, already a top draw card for visitors from around the world with its giant pandas, expects even more tourists to flood in as panda and other tourism facilities continue to be upgraded.

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Chengdu paints the town green

The film “Born in China” hit the screen in North America on April 21, making the audiences fell in love with the rare animals in China. Chengdu, home to giant pandas, has been upgrading its ecological environment in a bid to protect rare animals and plants and offer better living conditions to its residents.

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Couples find ideal place at the end of a long road

Chengdu is renowned for its livable environment and the laid-back way of life, so it is hardly surprising that even those suffering from severe wanderlust are prone to decide that this is the place for them once they come across the city in Southwest China.

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Sandstorm engulfs a sixth of nation as flights affected, health warning issued

A sandstorm that engulfed one-sixth of China, including Beijing, turned the sky hazy on Thursday as particulate matter readings soared.

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Shanghai close to heart of WWII Jewish refugees

Betty Grebenschikoff doesn’t hesitate to say what Shanghai means to her.

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