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  1. 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 ...

  2. China Central eyes asset for 1b yuan

    Posted Oct 15th 2007, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... commercial and residential projects in Beijing, Chengdu, Dalian and Qingdao. CCP, which buys and sells distressed properties, was recently spun off as a separate unit of Shui On and raised #151.2 ... of projects in Guangzhou and other cities and the company said earlier it was also in talks to buy properties in Tianjin and Chengdu. ...

  3. Wealth of imperial history awaits down memory lane

    Posted Feb 17th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Sascha Matuscak downtown tour Old Chengdu lies between the Fu and Nan Rivers, now known as the Jinjiang River. The two rivers are followed closely by the First Ring Road, which traces Chengdu's old city wall. Although only one short section of the old wall is left, the historical legacy of the old city it once protected remains. Tianfu Square, in the heart of Chengdu, was once ...

  4. HK office centres widen horizons

    Posted Apr 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... is ranked 11th and Beijing 26th worldwide for serviced offices, second-tier cities such as Chengdu and Shenyang are well-equipped with infrastructure and their economies have transformed from being ... of the market.' The Executive Centre has covered Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Shenzhen, and has opened business centres in secondary cities such as Tianjin and Chengdu. Plans are in place to open ...

  5. Blast kills three at Shandong plant

    Posted May 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... at the headquarters of a bus company in Chengdu, Sichuan province. A few days earlier in Fuzhou, Jiangxi province, a man set off three bombs blowing up three government buildings, killing himself, two others ... but to set off the bombs. The other blasts were in Chengdu; Harbin in Heilongjiang and Baoji in Shaanxi province. ...

  6. Bo skips chance to tout success in war on crime

    Posted Feb 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... The crackdown's future has been thrown into doubt since Wang was detained after visiting the US consulate in Chengdu on February 6 in what was believed to be an unsuccessful attempt to seek political ... and the consulate in Chengdu declined to comment yesterday. ...

  7. High prices, state policy fears keep mainland buyers away

    Posted Nov 28th 2007, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... agents, and similar falls were evident in secondary sales data from Beijing, Guangzhou and Chengdu, where prices in the first-hand market were also retreating. For the moment, Shanghai prices have ... aggressively acquiring land in Chengdu since the second half of last year with Wharf (Holdings) and Sino Land paying record prices for commercial and residential sites in the city this year. ...

  8. Who's looking for what

    Posted Jul 08th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... manager in Beijing Agilent Technologies Product manager in Beijing, Shanghai and Chengdu SafeNet China Sales manager in Beijing PSA Peugeot Citroen Chief accountant in Beijing Cashmerefine Group ...

  9. Flamboyant politician sacked

    Posted Mar 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... consulate in nearby Chengdu. Wang was persuaded to come out, and he is now under investigation. The affair damaged Bo's credibility. How? How may Bo react? Bo still has plenty of fans who ...

  10. Bo's press conference bucks party conventions

    Posted Mar 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the US consulate in Chengdu, reportedly to seek political asylum. Bo came to the Chongqing Hall in the Great Hall of the People at 9am, with about 150 journalists present. Professor Zhang Ming, ...




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