6 hrs ago
New U.S. Consulate General In Guangzhou, China Receives 2014 Green Good Design(tm) Award
The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies and The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design have selected the U.S. Consulate General in Guangzhou, China for the 2014 Green GOOD DESIGN award, representing the world's most important manufacturers and design firms and leading FORTUNE 500 corporations that are forwarding a new emphasis on a more sustainable design and environment worldwide. The U.S. Consulate General in Guangzhou was selected from hundreds of submissions as an outstanding example of Green Design.
18 hrs ago
Chinese official disputes report linking fatal earthquake in Ludian and filling of reservoirs
Children are seen playing near their temporary settlement site at the earthquake zone in Ludian county last month as scientists are now disputing what role filling in the reservoirs might have played in the destruction. Photo: Reuters A Chinese earthquake official refuted a report by a leading scientific journal that hinted possible links between a fatal quake last month and gigantic reservoirs.
Mon Sep 15, 2014
10 things you must know about China's First Lady
But many a keen eye will also be trained upon what his better half, Peng Liyuan does during her stay in the country. For those unfamiliar with the Chinese First Lady, here's a list of things you ought to know about her 1) Liyuan's name means "Beauteous Beauty" in Chinese.
Sun Sep 14, 2014
Dusit Thani Hotel and dusitD2 enter Sichuan.
Dusit Fudu Hotels and Resorts is pleased to announce the signing of an agreement with Suining Rex Horizon Sdn Bhd to manage a Dusit Thani Hotel and a dusitD2 Hotel in Suining, Sichuan Province. Strategically situated between the cities of Chengdu and Chongqing, the city of Suining has a long history dating back 1,600 years.
Malaysian National News Agency
Ample Oppourtunities For Investment In Palm Oil Industry - Uggah
From Alan Ting Leong Kuang SUINING, , Sept 14 -- There are ample oppurtunities to explore investment in palm oil industry in valued-added downstream activities such as oleochemicals, pharmaceuticals, processed food, speciality products and even consumer products, said Minister of Plantation Industries and Commodities, Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas. Speaking to the Chinese commodities traders here during a seminar on the market potential for palm oil, rubber and pepper products from Malaysia, he urged the Chinese traders and importers to explore new areas of cooperation and to enhance current business linkages, especially in the palm oil industry.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
Two concurrent exhibitions devoted to the work of Ai Weiwei open in New York City
Francis M. Naumann Fine Art announces the opening of two concurrent exhibitions devoted to the work of Ai Weiwei, the infamous Chinese dissident whose work not only challenges prevailing aesthetic tendencies, but also defies the entrenched political system in which he lives. Viewed chronologically, the first portion of the show is held at the midtown gallery of Francis M. Naumann Fine Art, where historically significant work by the artist was selected to foreshadow the conceptual orientation of new work shown at Chambers Fine Art, a gallery located in the Chelsea section of Manhattan.
Family pleads for clemency for murderers of Buddhist
FAMILY and friends of a Tibetan Buddhist who was stabbed to death in China in an apparent financial dispute have called for his alleged killers to be spared the death penalty. FAMILY and friends of a Tibetan Buddhist who was stabbed to death in China in an apparent financial dispute have called for his alleged killers to be spared the death penalty.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
South China Morning Post
Shui On Land leads with 30pc price cuts to woo homebuyers in Chengdu
About 20 residential projects in Chengdu cut prices to entice buyers during the Mid-Autumn Festival holiday on Monday. Photo: AP Shanghai-based developer Shui On Land slashed the price of a residential project in Chengdu by 30 per cent to speed up sales, Chinese media reported on Friday.
People's Daily Online
Goodwill ambassador: I have been to the Great Wall a hundred times
Abeysekera, 56, came to China for the first time in 1987. His visits to Beijing, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Chongqing, and Chengdu left him a very deep impression.
Don't go! Panda cub clings to keeper's leg at a research facility
Surveillance footage at a Chinese research center shows a giant panda cub holding onto a keeper's leg when he tries to close the gate. Roselle Chen reports.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
The Globe and Mail
China's Communist Party expels former aide to retired security chief
Deputy Director of Sichuan Provincial People's Congress Standing Committee, Li Chongxi, attends a meeting in Chengdu, Sichuan province January 10, 2012. Deputy Director of Sichuan Provincial People's Congress Standing Committee, Li Chongxi, attends a meeting in Chengdu, Sichuan province January 10, 2012.
Elevation of Urinary Adipsin in Preeclampsia: Correlation With Urine...
From the Laboratory of Molecular and Translational Medicine, Key Laboratory of Birth Defects and Related Diseases of Women and Children of Ministry of Education at Sichuan University, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, West China Second University Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu, P.R. China. Correspondence to Huaizhong Hu, Laboratory of Molecular and Translational Medicine, West China Second University Hospital, Sichuan University, 20 Ren Min Nan Lu, Chengdu, Sichuan 610041, P.R. China.
Chinese data hint at trigger for fatal quake
Ever since 3 August, when an earthquake in southwestern China killed more than 600 people, the Chinese media and blogosphere have buzzed with speculation that the magnitude-6.5 tremor was linked to the filling of two gigantic reservoirs along the upper Yangtze river. Now, a geologist says that he has data to support the possible link.
'Sons Of Anarchy': 7 Questions About The Season Premiere
The final season of " Sons of Anarchy " has premiered, and the stage is set for Charming's carefully constructed house of cards to come crashing down. Jax is out for vengeance against the wrong people.
Mon Sep 08, 2014
Gay Marriage Isn't Legal in China -- but a British Diplomat Did it Anyway
When U.S. television star Neil Patrick Harris announced September 8 that he had married his partner of 10 years David Burtka in a ceremony in Italy, it blew up on Twitter. The post, which included the Harris quip "we put the 'n' and 'd' in husband," clocked nearly 30,000 retweets and close to 60,000 favorites within a few hours.
South China Morning Post
In today's China, is democracy even possible?
Chang Ping says the Hong Kong debate on universal suffrage raises the fundamental question of whether real democracy is ever possible today under a modern autocracy Chu Anping, the renowned liberal scholar and journalist who was persecuted and "disappeared" during the Cultural Revolution, once said: "Under the Kuomintang's rule, democracy is a matter of degree, of having more or less democracy. Under communist rule, it is a choice between some and none."
Sat Sep 06, 2014
Novel destinations: Books that inspire visits
Novel destinations: Books that inspire visits Journey through the pages of books that inspire travel. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1rR20eD What is it about a great novel that stirs our inner traveler? The very best books offer us a window into someone's life, often in another place and time.
WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg
2 deer stop traffic on Golden Gate Bridge
The deer, reported at 5:24 p.m., appear to have entered the bridge from the south, according to CHP Officer Andrew Barclay. They quickly brought the three northbound lanes traffic to a halt behind them as they ran from San Francisco toward Marin, CHP officers were caught in the resulting traffic backup and by the time they reached the scene, the deer were gone, Barclay said.
Fri Sep 05, 2014
The St. Regis Chengdu Debuts in the - Silicon Valley of China'
St. Regis Hotels & Resorts recently opened its newest property, The St. Regis Chengdu, here. Debuting 110 years after the first St. Regis hotel in New York City opened its doors in 1904, The St. Regis Chengdu continues the luxury brand's global reach with 33 hotels around the world.