Sichuan, China Newswire (Page 4)

Sichuan, China Newswire (Page 4)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Sichuan, China. (Page 4)

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  1. Dubai Is Building a Floating Miniature Replica of VeniceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 12 | Conde Nast Traveler

    Complete with 12 restaurants, an underwater spa, and gondolas imported straight from the famous Italian city, Overseen by Dubai developer Cityscape Global, The Floating Venice, as it's been dubbed, will be able to accommodate up to 3,000 guests daily. In true fashion, visitors will have to travel by seaplane, boat, or helicopter in order to reach the resort.

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  2. Bartlett seeks UNWTO aid for Irma-hit Caribbean islandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 11 | Jamaica Observer

    Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett, in his position as chairman of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation's Board of Affiliate Members, has appealed for aid for Caribbean islands devastated by Hurricane Irma. Irma, the most powerful Atlantic hurricane in recorded history last week left a path of death and destruction across the Leeward Islands and the northern Caribbean.

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  3. China XD Plastics Midyear Update And No News Is Good News Regarding The Unfair Buyout OfferRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2016 | Seeking Alpha

    Major growth initiatives underway in Nanchong, Harbin, and Dubai with strong support from local governments and blue chip financial institutions. A domestic equity placement by CXDC's main Chinese subsidiary, Heilongjiang Xinda Enterprises, would be a win-win development that strengthens the company and improves shareholder value.

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  4. Bartlett appeals for UNWTO aid for hurricane- ravaged C'beanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 11 | The Gleaner

    Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett has leveraged his position as chairman of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation's board of affiliate members to appeal for aid for Caribbean islands recently devastated by Hurricane Irma. Irma, the most powerful Atlantic hurricane in recorded history, last week left a path of death and destruction across the Leeward Islands and the Northern Caribbean.

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  5. China tourism called 'one of best' examplesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 11 | China Daily

    A guest uses virtual reality goggles to view a panda-themed promotional video at the United Nations World Tourism Organization's 22nd General Assembly in Chengdu, Sichuan province, on Monday.[Photo by HAO FEI/CHINA DAILY] "China is one of the best examples of how tourism can be prioritized to show its potential, with themes such as rural poverty reduction," said Taleb Rifai, secretary-general of the United Nations World Tourism Organization. The organization is holding its 22nd General Assembly in Chengdu, Sichuan province, this week.

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  6. This Eyeball Shaving Barber Is Too Cutting-Edge For UsRead the original story

    Monday Sep 11 | Switched

    A barber in the Chinese city of Chengdu does some hair-raising things to his customers - like shave their eyeballs. Yep, you read that right: The 62-year-old actually puts a sharp razor right on the eyeballs of his patrons and scrapes off any dirt and residue that might be there.

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  7. HitGen And Takeda Enter DNA-Encoded Library Based Drug Discovery Research CollaborationRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 10 | BioSpace

    HitGen Ltd announced that the company has entered into a research collaboration with Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited to discover novel small molecule leads for multiple targets in Takeda's therapeutic areas of interest. According to the agreement, HitGen will apply its advanced technology platform, based on DNA-encoded library design, synthesis and screening, to discover novel leads which will be licensed exclusively to Takeda.

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  8. China goes through the looking glass as cosplay revolution takes offRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 11 | The Nation

    Feeling trapped in her "boring" life as a member of China's modern workforce, "Yaorenmao" escapes online, where she prances and preens in cosplay outfits for her 1.3 million fans. Her alternative world is bilibili.com, a Shanghai-based video-sharing platform that has attracted more than 150 million Chinese users with its mix of user-generated videos and animation inspired by Japanese ACG .

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  9. Scientists breed 'the world's most beautiful snake'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 11 | Daily Mail

    The reptile, known as the 'pearl-branded rat snake', has exquisite patterns shaped like pearl necklaces around its body, according to Ding Li, a lead researcher, who called it 'the most beautiful snake in the world'. The species is so rare that less than 20 of them have been recorded after the snake was discovered in Sichuan, China, in 1929.

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  10. Chinese video site offers virtual escape from 'boring' realityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 11 | Egypt Today

    Her alternative world is bilibili.com, a Shanghai-based video-sharing platform that has attracted more than 150 million Chinese users with its eclectic mix of user-generated videos and animation largely inspired by the Japanese world of ACG . Spurred in part by a shortage of engaging youth-oriented content in China where Facebook and YouTube are blocked, and media and entertainment outlets are heavily censored, Chinese ACG is developing into a multi-billion-dollar industry, analysts say, drawing investment from tech titans such as Tencent and Alibaba.

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  11. China's ever-tighter web controls jolt companies, scientistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 11 | Houston Chronicle

    In this Aug. 19, 2013 file photo, computer users sit near a monitor display with a message from the Chinese police on the proper use of the Internet at an Internet cafe in Beijing, China. China's campaign to stamp out use technology that allows web surfers to evade its internet filters is disrupting work and study for entrepreneurs, scientists and students.

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  12. China's ever-tighter internet controls jolt companies as well as scientistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 10 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Frank Chen's e-commerce business has nothing to do with politics but he worries it might be sunk by the Communist Party's latest effort to control what the Chinese public sees online. Chen's 25-employee company sells clothes and appliances to Americans and Europeans through platforms including Facebook, one of thousands of websites blocked by China's web filters.

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  13. Bartlett to seek help for Caribbean islands battered by Hurricane IrmaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 10 | The Gleaner

    Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett says he will be leveraging his role as chairman of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation's Board of Affiliate Members to appeal for aid for Caribbean islands recently devastated by Hurricane Irma. Irma, the most powerful Atlantic hurricane in recorded history, earlier this week left a path of death and destruction across the Leeward Islands and the Northern Caribbean.

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  14. Tourism Minister to attend 22nd UNWTO General Assembly in ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 10 | Egypt Today

    The session titled, "Tourism and Sustainable Development Goals", will be held at the International Conference Center in Chengdu, China from September 11 to 16. Prior to his departure, Rashed stressed that the ministry is "very interested in green tourism," adding that the gradual shift towards green tourism has become "important, as the preservation of the environment is a global trend and a key factor in attracting a large segment of tourists." Rashed will meet with Chinese officials and high-ranking tourism specialists to promote bilateral collaboration in the tourism sector on the sidelines of the conference.

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  15. Uganda targets four million tourists from ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 10 | New Vision

    The minister is in Guangzhou, as part of his visit to China, during which he will attend the General Assembly of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation in Chengdu, Sichuan Province. Prof Kamuntu is heading a delegation of government and private sector players at the China Guangdong International Tourism Expo as part of promotional efforts to get at least one million tourists from the world's largest outbound tourist nation.

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  16. China's ever-tighter web controls jolt companies, scientistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 10 | Powhatan Today

    Frank Chen's e-commerce business has nothing to do with politics but he worries it might be sunk by the Communist Party's latest effort to control what the Chinese public sees online. Chen's 25-employee company sells clothes and appliances to Americans and Europeans through platforms including Facebook, one of thousands of websites blocked by China's web filters.

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  17. Pathway to Solve Aging Population Syndrome, New Hope Has Been Delivered at TEDx EventRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 9 | Newkerala.com

    CHENGDU, China, Sept. 9, 2017 : Aging and related diseases are problems we have to face.

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  18. September 9, 2017Israel working to thwart Palestinian bid to join UN tourism bodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 9 | Jerusalem Post

    Palestinian fishermen ride their boats as they return from fishing at the seaport of Gaza City. Amid Palestinian threats to turn to international organizations if there is no movement on the diplomatic process, Israel is bracing for an expected Palestinian bid to seek full state membership next week in the UN's World Tourism Organization , The Jerusalem Post has learned.

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  19. 2017 int'l tourism yields strongest half-year results since 2010Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 9 | PanArmenian Network

    PanARMENIAN.Net - Destinations worldwide welcomed 598 million international tourists in the first six months of 2017, some 36 million more than in the same period of 2016. At 6%, growth was well above the trend of recent years, making the current January-June period the strongest half-year since 2010, the UN World Tourism Organization said in a statement.

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  20. Airbnb increases presence in ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 8 | China Daily

    Airbnb users experience the natural beauty of the outdoors in London without having to step outside a home because it contains hundreds of trees and plants. [Photo provided to China Daily] Airbnb Inc, a US-based home-sharing service provider, will continue to grow its presence in China, hiring local employees and working closely with the government to further tap the potential of the country's fast-growing inbound travel market.

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