Tag Archives: Chengdu

Rescuers rush to Sichuan quake site

A 7.0-magnitude earthquake that hit Southwest China’s Sichuan province on Tuesday has killed at least 13 people and injured 175, according to local emergency authorities.

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Intl festival displays culture from around the world

An ancient city with a history of about 2,300 years, Chengdu takes pride in its myriad historical and cultural legacies.

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Ancient relics uncovered in heart of former capital

Relics of the Fugan Temple, a historical site mentioned in ancient documents, were discovered in downtown Chengdu in June, unveiling the true color of the old Buddhist temple that was established during the Eastern Jin Dynasty (317-420).

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Local Tang Dynasty poet serves as symbol of city’s past

Sixteen foreign families read poems written by Tang Dynasty (618-907) poet Du Fu when visiting his former residence in Qingyang district in Chengdu.

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VR panda ‘paradise’ coming to Chengdu

Giant panda fan Wan Yongqing will come close to fulfilling a long-held dream when the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding in Sichuan province completes its latest attraction – a virtual reality “panda paradise”.

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Worldwide technology park group encourages partnership

Chengdu is building an alliance of world-class scientific and industrial development zones. At a summit attended by representatives from development zones on May 10, Chengdu Hi-Tech Industrial Development Zone and Sophia Antipolis, a leading European technology park, proposed building a confederation of first-class high-tech parks. The proposal won applause, and about 80 representatives from around […]

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