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Chengdu teams with universities to push tech

THE success of Silicon Valley in the United States depends much on the science and technology talent and ideas incubated at nearby universities such as Stanford and the University of California, Berkeley. ...

Zhao Wen | August 14, 2014, Thursday

Planning for the future with big investments

PROJECT after project, Chengdu has been constructing public infrastructure at a furious pace in a bid to modernize. The expansion of subway lines is the city government’s focus this year. The capital ...

Wang Yanlin | August 7, 2014, Thursday

City establishes strong ties with South America

COOPERATION between China and South American countries has gradually turned from pure technical support to financial cooperation in many fields. With China’s President Xi Jinping visiting Brazil, Argentina, ...

July 30, 2014, Wednesday

Merkel’s visit reflects city’s rising trade role

WHEN German Chancellor Angela Merkel chose Chengdu to start her recent three-day official visit to China, she picked a quickly urbanizing city that is the capital of southwestern China’s Sichuan Province. ...

Ding Yining | July 18, 2014, Friday

City can learn from others to boost services

CHENGDU has an advantage in directing its growth because the city can learn directly from the experiences of its coastal counterparts. Developing the service sector along with manufacturing is perhaps ...

Wang Yanlin | July 11, 2014, Friday

Spanning city’s rivers and history

SOME 2,500 years ago, ancient Chengdu suffered severely from frequent floods due to the city’s network of rivers. Then in 256 BC, legendary engineer and administrator Li Bing built the world’s famous ...

Wu Huixin | July 10, 2014, Thursday

Sichuan Opera wows with face changing

WITH the swipe of a fan, a turn of the head, a wave of the hand or a blink of the eyes, Sichuan Opera performers change masks instantaneously, seemingly by magic, sometimes in less than a second. Wearing ...

Tan Weiyun | June 19, 2014, Thursday

Inspiring couplets double up the fun

CHENGDU is known for its rich cultural heritage and fiery cuisine. It’s also a city with the heart of poet. Visitors to the city can’t miss the variety of couplets at most historical sites and tourist ...

Dong Shanlan and Xu Wei | June 19, 2014, Thursday

Environment gets big push in Chengdu

EIGHT cities in the Chengdu Plain Economic Region are joining not only to quickly develop their economies but also to begin a formal process to cooperate on environmental protection. The eight cities ...

Zhang Qian | June 14, 2014, Saturday

City seeks to build western free trade zone

Chengdu, a reform pioneer among western cities in China, has submitted an application to the Ministry of Commerce to create a free trade zone like the pilot one authorized in Shanghai last year. “Such ...

Wang Yanlin | June 5, 2014, Thursday


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