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  • Beijing Orders Shutdown of US Consulate in Chengdu in Retaliation For Shutdown of China's Houston Consulate

    07/24/2020 7:51:56 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 13 replies
    Epoch Times ^ | 07/24/2020 | Frank Fang
    Beijing has ordered one of the U.S. consulates in China to shut down, in an apparent retaliation against Washington over its decision to close down the Chinese consulate in Houston.China’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs ordered the closure of the U.S. consulate in Chengdu, the capital of southwestern China’s Sichuan Province. In a statement issued on its website on Friday, the Ministry said it informed the U.S. Embassy about its decision on Friday morning.Currently, the United States has six diplomatic outposts in China, an embassy in the capital Beijing, and five consulates. The five are located in the Chinese cities...
  • China orders US to close Chengdu consulate

    07/24/2020 6:18:03 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 19 replies
    FNC ^ | 24/7/20 | Gen. Jack Keane
    Fox News senior strategic analyst Gen. Jack Keane offers insight on the state of the U.S. relationship with China.
  • China Conducts Overnight Raid Against Christians, Detains More Than 100 People, Including A...

    12/10/2018 3:37:33 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 8 replies
    Great American Politics ^ | December 10, 2018 | Michael Stanley
    FULL TITLE: China Conducts Overnight Raid Against Christians, Detains More Than 100 People, Including A Prominent Pastor Tweet We in the West tend to take our freedom of religion for granted, forgetting that not everyone in the world can enjoy worshiping God freely, out in the open. In fact, in Communist countries like China, being a Christian is a violation of the law and can get you tossed in prison, a reality 100 believers experienced after overnight raids in the nation on Sunday. The raids are said to be part of a crackdown on unregistered religious organizations. According to members...
  • Geologist Speculates on Disappearance of Sanxingdui

    12/26/2014 2:58:09 AM PST · by SunkenCiv · 6 replies
    Archaeology Magazine ^ | Christmas, Thursday, December 25, 2014 | editor
    Niannian Fan, a river sciences researcher at Tsinghua University in Chengdu, China, presented new thoughts on the disappearance of the Sanxingdui culture from a walled city on the banks of China's Minjiang River some 3,000 years ago, at the annual meeting of the American Geophysical Union. "The current explanations for why it disappeared are war and flood, but both are not very convincing," Fan told Live Science. In the 1980s, scientists found two pits of broken Bronze Age jades, elephant tusks, and bronze sculptures. Similar artifacts have been found nearby at another ancient city known as Jinsha. Did the people...
  • Chengdu Aircraft Industry Group to produce 1,200 J-10 fighters

    09/27/2013 1:18:38 AM PDT · by sukhoi-30mki · 1 replies
    Want China Times ^ | 2013-09-19
    Chengdu Aircraft Industry Group to produce 1,200 J-10 fighters Chengdu Aircraft Industry Group will produce a total of 1,200 J-10 fighters for the PLA Force to counter F-16 fighters over the Taiwan Strait and Western Pacific, according to our sister paper Want Daily. The Moscow-based Voice of Russia says the J-10A uses the Lyulka-Saturn AL-31FN turbofan engine imported from Russia due to difficulties in the development of China's WS-10 Taihang engine. The newer J-10B variant will be fitted with the Taihang engine. Geng Ruguang, senior vice president of China Aviation Industry Corporation, said the development of the J-10, Taihang engine...
  • "Chengdu Diary" from NPR

    05/24/2008 9:53:22 AM PDT · by zhcn · 27 replies · 2,295+ views
    National Public Radio ^ | May,2008 | Robert Siegel ,Melissa Block
    "All Things Considered" hosts Robert Siegel and Melissa Block are in Sichuan Province covering the massive earthquake. They continue to report on the aftermath and recovery efforts. The hosts were in Chengdu with producers Andrea Hsu and Art Silverman when the quake struck. They were preparing for a special week of China coverage that had been planned for next week. Follow this blog for regular updates. ----From http://www.npr.org/blogs/chengdu/
  • thanks for all who care about wenchuan earthquake

    05/17/2008 2:06:16 PM PDT · by kevinwei · 17 replies · 110+ views
    i experienced this disaster in chengdu,it is much more horrible than you heard from midia,chengdu citizens suffered frighten more that real threat.but this earthquake make dujiangyan\wenchuan\towns of mianyang\deyang vanish from map forever.thousands of hundreds of people lost their residents and sufferring from thirsty and stave.local people,chinese,good people from overseas help suffered without hesitate---that makes me moving .i want to say thanks to all the people who care about wenchuan earthquake and wish god bless all of you who gave your helping hand to the suffered.
  • China says troops rush to plug dangerous cracks in dam (50 story Zipingpu Dam above Chengdu Plain)

    05/14/2008 10:08:52 AM PDT · by Nexus · 62 replies · 1,418+ views
    Associated Press via Yahoo ^ | 5/14/08 | AUDRA ANG
    HANWANG, China - Thousands of Chinese soldiers rushed on Wednesday to repair a dam badly cracked by the country's massive earthquake, while rescuers arrived for the first time in the epicenter of the disaster. China's top economic planning body said that the quake had damaged 391 mostly small dams. It left "extremely dangerous" cracks in the Zipingpu Dam upriver from the earthquake-hit city of Dujiangyan and some 2,000 soldiers were sent to repair the damage, the official Xinhua News Agency said. Xinhua said Dujiangyan would be "swamped" if major problems emerged at the dam. He Biao, the director of the...
  • China:Massive smuggling trial gets to court($10billion worth of goods)

    06/04/2004 10:26:51 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 2 replies · 190+ views
    China Daily ^ | 06/03/04 | Qin Jize
    Massive smuggling trial gets to court By Qin Jize (China Daily) Updated: 2004-06-03 22:34An opening hearing related to the notorious Xiamen smuggling scandal was held Thursday in Chengdu, capital of Southwest China's Sichuan Province, drawing public attention nationwide. The Chengdu Intermediate Court heard from lawyers regarding charges against the Tibet Summit Industry Company Ltd for smuggling huge amounts of motorcycles, auto parts and oil. The firm was registered in the Tibet Autonomous Region but was based in Chengdu. The case is believed to be connected to the notorious smuggling ring headed by mastermind Lai Changxing,of Xiamen, in East China's Fujian...