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Local news for Chengdu, China continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

4 hrs ago | Scientific American

World's Largest Aquatic Insect Reportedly Found in China

Bec Crew is a Sydney-based science writer and award-winning blogger. She is the author of 'Zombie Tits, Astronaut Fish and Other Weird Animals' .


Related Topix: Entomology, Science, World News, China, Asia,

8 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

China seals McDonald's, KFC supplies after scandal

Local authorities in China have rushed to seal up suspicious meat products in fast food chains, including McDonald's and KFC, after one of their suppliers was accused of selling stale meat.


Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Life, Food, Fast Food, Yum Brands, Restaurant Management,

9 hrs ago | India Auto News

Mercedes-Benz' Shanghai Training Center is largest

Mercedes-Benz today opened its new Shanghai Training Center, its largest to date.


Related Topix: China, Asia, World News,

11 hrs ago | CNN

World's largest aquatic insect specimen found in China

Large enough to cover the face of a human adult, this scary-looking insect is also known among entomologists as an indicator of good water quality.


Related Topix: China, Asia,

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Universal Hub

Brookline's dumb parking signs

Clinton Blackburn doesn't follow the Red Sox and he's not much of a fan of the signs that Brookline's put up on certain streets about how people have to pay more for parking on game nights, such as the one on which he got a ticket while just trying to get some Chengdu dry hot chicken at Sichuan Gourmet: "Red Sox parking available" doesn't mean much ... (more)


Related Topix: China, World News

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Art Daily

'David Diao: Front to Back' opens at the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum

This presentation brings together a selection of paintings that span the years 1971 to 2012, demonstrating a timeline of Diao's sustained dialogue with Modernism, as well as his relationship to the art world and the critical establishment.


Related Topix: World News, China, Ohio

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Hospitality Net

Video: Marco Polo launches Niccolo hotel brand in China

Marco Polo Hotel Group 5/F, The Marco Polo Hongkong Hotel Harbour City, Hong Kong Phone: 2118-7232 Fax: 2118-7401 Visit Website Stephen Ng, Deputy Chairman & MD at Wharf Holdings Chengdu in China's Sichuan province, with a further three A wholly owned subsidiary of The Wharf Ltd, Marco Polo Hotels currently operate 12 owned or managed upscale, ... (more)


Related Topix: China, Asia, World News,

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Customer Interaction Solutions

Bird life [China Daily: Europe Weekly]

Growing up in an impoverished family, Shen You would earlier capture birds to eat, but now he is a fierce protector of the creatures he has come to love When he was a child, Shen You ate birds.


Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Life, Hobbies, Bird Watching


the St. Regis Chengdu Unveils Aficionado Programs Offering Guests...

The St. Regis Chengdu, Southwest China's newest address for unsurpassed luxury and bespoke service, welcomes guests to pursue their passions with the signature St. Regis Aficionado program - exclusive experiences offering unprecedented access to some of the region's most interesting and alluring attractions.


Related Topix: World News, China, Asia

South China Morning Post

Chengdu-area PLA officer detained in bribe case amid military graft probe

One of the top PLA officers leading the Chengdu military area command has been detained amid graft allegations, several sources said, making him the latest high-ranking officer to fall in a sweeping effort to clean up the image of the world's largest fighting force.


Related Topix: China, Asia, World News

Albany Times Union

Upstate outreach aims to boost Chinese tourism in NYS

It might seem unlikely that the average family of four in the Chinese city of Chengdu dreams of seeing the bright lights of Utica when they travel around the world on vacation - but we can dream, can't we? A new initiative under the umbrella of the "I Love NY" tourism program aims to boost Chinese visits to New York State by priming the pump in ... (more)


Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Utica, NY, Travel, Asia Travel, China Travel, Fairport, NY

Austrian Times

Waitress Stuns Guest By Eating Cockroach Evidence

Chinese waitress Jin Kuo, 39, stopped heated debate with an angry customer who found a cockroach in his salad after she grabbed it and ate it to prove that it was perfectly harmless.


Related Topix: China, Asia, World News, Restaurant Management

Wed Jul 16, 2014

4 Hoteliers

Pan Pacific opens GSO in Beijing to grow share of Chinese market.

Pan Pacific Hotels Group has announced the opening of a new Global Sales Office in Beijing, complementing its existing Global Sales Office in Shanghai to grow its share of the burgeoning Chinese travel market.


Related Topix: Travel, Asia Travel, Beijing, China Travel, China Travel, World News, China, Asia,

The Town Talk

China's economy grows 7.5% in 2nd quarter

Chinese autoworkers on the assembly line at the FAW-Volkswagen plant in Chengdu, Sichuan province.


Related Topix: China, World News,

Tue Jul 15, 2014

People's Daily Online

Top ten spring scenes for photography in Chengdu

Photographers from different places took tens of thousands of photos from March 8 to May 2014.


Related Topix: China, Asia, World News,

South China Morning Post

Shanghai escapes across-the-board drop in new home prices

Shanghai narrowly escaped a fall in new home prices last month, but the other nine key mainland cities tracked by the SCMP-Creda index all suffered a drop, with Hangzhou in Zhejiang province the hardest hit.


Related Topix: World News, China, Asia,

Mon Jul 14, 2014

BBC News

All aboard: China's railway dream

At Asia's biggest rail cargo base in Chengdu in south-west China, the cranes are hard at work, swinging containers from trucks onto a freight train.


Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Train Disaster,

Sun Jul 13, 2014


Chinese actress Zhou Xun to wed end of...

Zhou Xun will finally crystallise her plan to marry her beau, American actor Archie Kao, at the end of the year.


Related Topix: Xun Zhou, World News, China, Asia, Wedding, Entertainment

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Basingstoke Gazette

County council asks for feedback for 'Ageing Well in Hampshire' strategy

A VET in Hook will head to China this month to check on the welfare of bears that had been farmed for their bile.


Related Topix: China, Asia, World News,

Asia News Network

BEIJING: Chinese cuisine packs a soft power punch

Mention China and most Westerners will think about its food. This is not surprising given the popularity of Chinese cuisine in the West, where some countries have more restaurants serving Chinese dishes than the traditional local fair.


Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Life, Chinese Cuisine, Travel, Asia Travel, Beijing, China Travel, China Travel, Europe, Germany,