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  1. Officials stand trial over 5.9m yuan corruption case

    Posted Jan 20th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Dikky Sinn The former deputy secretary-general of the Chengdu municipal government went on trial yesterday for misappropriating state-owned assets with five other leading city and district ... 1998 and 2003. Also appearing at the Chengdu Intermediate Court were Tang Rongxin, former deputy head of Chengdu's United Front Work Department, and four former officials of Longquanyi ...

  2. Chill out in Chengdu, gateway to China's southwest

    Posted Sep 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Chris Taylor

    ... Chris Taylor The visitor to the Sichuan provincial capital is invited to slow down and absorb its historic, cultural and other riches in thoughtful, satisfying sips Get a Chengdu local talking and you will soon discover that Chengdu is as much a state of mind as it is the sprawling provincial capital of Sichuan. To get a sense of that state of mind, you need go no further than ...

  3. Chengdu- pearl of western China

    Posted Sep 16th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Starting next Friday, City Plus will be publishing a series of special features every first and third week of the month on Sichuan province and its capital, Chengdu. The series will cover ... to know about Chengdu ...

  4. Offices to be set up in Shanghai and Chengdu

    Posted Oct 13th 2005, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung The government will set up offices in Shanghai and Chengdu to help promote economic ties with the mainland and provide support for Hong Kong people across the border. ... economic ties with the Yangtze River Delta and the one in Chengdu, capital of Sichuan province, would handle dealings with southwestern provinces. The government already has offices in Beijing ...

  5. Chengdu tea-drinking culture brewed over centuries

    Posted Nov 18th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... sitting in his favourite teahouse in Kuan Xiangzi, one of the oldest streets in Chengdu. 'Lao Sun and I compose poems and chat the day away. Being old, I am entitled to enjoy myself,' he added with a smile. There are countless teahouses in the city of Chengdu, ranging from holes-in-the-wall with elderly Sichuanese wearing blue Mao-era uniforms, to spacious, meticulously ...

  6. Mouth-watering festival puts spice into Chengdu

    Posted Oct 21st 2005, 12:00am by Reggie Ho

    ... Reggie Ho The 2005 International Foods and Tour Festival of China kicked off in Chengdu, the provincial capital of Sichuan, on Tuesday with an opening ceremony attended by Chinese ... and the municipal government of Chengdu, hope to draw on last year's success and make the event bigger. The main themes are: nutrition, internationalism and cultural character. The event- the second ...

  7. Chengdu

    Posted Oct 05th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to escape the chilli pepper while dining in Chengdu, the provincial capital. Yulin Hotpot (aka Yulin chuanchuanxiang) 2/F, intersection of Huaxing St and Chunxi Rd. Open 24 hours Chuanchuanxiang means 'strung- together fragrance' and is the name for Chengdu's streetside hotpot restaurants. Customers buy skewers of vegetables, meat or tofu and boil them in a chilli soup ...

  8. Valuair takes the lead with flight to Chengdu

    Posted Apr 11th 2005, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... Ben Kwok in Singapore Valuair is set to become the first budget airline to fly to an inland Chinese province, with a new Singapore-Chengdu route scheduled to take off in two weeks. ... 'There's a reason for us to be slightly [cheaper] because we operate a smaller aircraft with less frequency.' The carrier hopes the new Chengdu route, its fifth, will help it break even in its ...

  9. Bare necessities

    Posted Aug 21st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Chengdu Biennale is proud of going it alone, although independence comes at a cost, writes Didi Kirsten Tatlow THE ART BIENNALE is becoming a crowded field in mainland China as more cities rush to put on major art shows. But the Chengdu Biennale has two things that set it apart: it's the only one funded entirely with private money, and it recently gained the distinction ...

  10. The spice of city life

    Posted Apr 26th 2005, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... an intense rivalry with Sichuan's provincial capital, Chengdu, although the two cities have much in common. In Chongqing, the rivalry manifests itself in stories and jokes, pointing out the alleged laziness and cheapness of Chengdu people. One tale holds that if a thief steals a woman's bag in Chongqing, onlookers will chase him, while in Chengdu, they will just shout ...




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