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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine

    The cast of Downton Abbey come to the aid of Guangxi’s moon bears

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 12:47am by RED DOOR NEWS

    ... into a sanctuary. Nicol fell in love with moon bears when she visited the charity's mainland headquarters, in Chengdu, last year, and is now championing the US$5 million fundraising effort to save 130 ... owner agreed to stop milking the bears last year so the process of converting the farm into a sanctuary could begin. Some of the sicker bears will be transferred to Animals Asia's Chengdu ...

  2. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Travellers' checks

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 12:47am by Adam Nebbs

    ... and Chengdu- the first time any airline has flown from the US to a mainland city other than Beijing or Shanghai. The first flight, operated by a Boeing 787 Dreamliner, left San Francisco on June 9, ...

  3. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Afro-Chinese marriages boom in Guangzhou: but will it be 'til death do us part'?

    Posted May 31st 2014, 11:58pm by JENNI MARSH

    ... also gets along well with his in-laws. The retired footballer moved from Senegal to Sichuan province in 2005, having been scouted by Chengdu Tiancheng FC. In 2007, after an injury had ended his ...

  4. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    My life: David Tod Roy

    Posted Mar 29th 2014, 10:12pm by RONG XIAOQING

    ... they took me and my brother back to the United States. The Japanese war began in 1937. When we went back to China in the winter of 1938, the University of Nanking had moved to Chengdu, to escape the Japanese. We arrived in Chengdu and lived there until the summer of 1945. SEEING DEATH Chengdu was quite an impressive place. It had a city wall surrounding it completely. I played on the wall ...

  5. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    City scope: Oh brother!

    Posted Dec 07th 2013, 10:48pm by Charukesi Ramadurai

    ... to have found some new siblings- in China. Among other things discussed during Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's recent visit to the mainland, New Delhi and Beijing, Bangalore and Chengdu ... and Chengdu are both information technology and manufacturing hubs; and Calcutta and Kunming are both entry portals to South Asia- there is even a plan to build a highway between the two, through ...

  6. Magazines - Style - HAUTE

    Tea anyone?

    Posted Sep 06th 2013, 12:00am by Vivian Chen

    ... We'll soon be expanding to the mainland. We now have an office in Chengdu. Why Chengdu? Because Chengdu has a burgeoning market [for e-commerce] compared to major hubs such as Beijing ...

  7. Magazines - 48hrs - SEE/HEAR

    Arts preview: ''Impermanent Instant'' is the ultimate particle decelerator

    Posted Jan 22nd 2014, 11:05pm by Vanessa Yung

    ... existence. His current practice first started when he went home to his Chengdu apartment in 2008, the year after he finished a one-year programme at the Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing, where ...

  8. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Blasts from the past: a steam-powered taste of old China

    Posted Jan 11th 2014, 10:47pm by DAVID AKAST

    ... designed in the 1950s, were still in service after the launch of the 431km/h Shanghai Maglev. In view of recent developments it is remarkable that only two hours from Chengdu- the vibrant capital ... of what life was like in small-town China a mere generation ago.   Getting there: Dragonair and Hong Kong Airlines both fly directly from Hong Kong to Chengdu. Buses run every hour from ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Two's company: dissident literary couple Tsering Woeser and Wang Lixiong

    Posted Jan 18th 2014, 10:41pm

    ... in Chengdu, Sichuan. There, she received a heavy dose of patriotic education; nearly every day, she says, she and her classmates watched television shows about the heroic deeds of Chairman Mao, Lei ... as an impressionable young woman who loved a good story, Woeser was enthralled, and sometimes even moved to tears. At the Southwest University for Nationalities, in Chengdu, she blossomed into a poet- albeit ...

  10. Magazines - 48hrs - GO

    Escape the holiday crush with our guide to last-minute destinations

    Posted Dec 04th 2013, 11:06pm by SHAFIK MEGHJI, Adam Wright, NICK TAYLOR, Amy Russell, CHARLEY LA

    ... we recommend looking for a car in the train station parking lot where there are always lots of travellers willing to share a ride.  Charley Lanyon     Instead of Shanghai, go to... CHENGDU Why? The capital of Sichuan province, Chengdu, prides itself on having the finest and most fiery of foods in China. It's also surrounded by mountains and forests, which host 80 per cent ...




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