Tag Archives: Shaanxi

5,000 years on, the Yellow Emperor still a unifying force

Ancient ancestor who links the Chinese diaspora is helping a county overcome modern issues, report Huo Yan in Huangling, Shaanxi, and Li Yang in Beijing. An estimated 50 million overseas Chinese are scattered across the world today, but whatever cultures they embrace or languages they speak, blood ties from shared ancient ancestors are an eternal […]

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Terracotta Warriors’ hometown will join ‘toilet revolution’

Xi’an, home to the famed Terracotta Warriors, has launched a citywide campaign to clean up its public toilets for a more pleasant experience for locals and tourists.

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Xi offers Year of Ram greetings

President Xi Jinping continued his visit in Shaanxi province over the weekend, heading to the city where his father set up a base for guerrilla forces more than 80 years ago and greeting people in Xi’an ahead of Chinese New Year.

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Tech firms turn their attention to water treatment

In the Xi’an High-Tech Zone the water treatment and recycling industry is attracting increasing attention from the government and entrepreneurs. Xi’an Purple-Cloud Environmental Protection Science and Technology Co. has been working on advanced ideas since it was established about 20 years ago, said the company’s chairman Chen Zixu. Chen started to seek ways to recycle […]

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Samsung opens major factory in city

A Samsung Electronics Ltd. memory chip project that cost $7 billion began operations on May 9 in the Xi’an Hi-tech Development Zone in Shaanxi province. The project has about 230,000 square meters of floor space for the production of 10-nanometer N.A.N.D. flash memory chips. N.A.N.D. stands for Not And Hard Drives, which are high capacity, […]

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Trained workforce in Xi’an to double

Foreign investors target the home of the Terracotta Warriors, Zhong Nan reports. The Xi’an High – tech Zone plans to double the number of graduates to meet demand for qualified workers in the capital of Northwest China’s Shaanxi province. The move comes as an increasing number of foreign companies build new manufacturing facilities, research centers […]

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