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New airport elevates city’s profile in trade, tourism

CHENGDU Tianfu International Airport, whose construction started on May 27, will make Chengdu the only city in central and western China that has two international airports, or the third in the Chinese ...

Wang Yanlin | May 30, 2016, Monday

High-tech zone develops new growth plans

CHENGDU Hi-Tech Industrial Development Zone is spearheading efforts to develop the capital of southwest China’s Sichuan Province into an innovation-driven city and a regional center for entrepreneurship. Established in ...

Vera Ye | May 26, 2016, Thursday

Transport industry gathering momentum

THIS year, Chengdu has seen faster growth across the transport industry as it became an important part in the city’s 13th Five-Year Plan (2016-20). In January, Chengdu’s Metro network was extended to ...

Wang Yanlin | April 28, 2016, Thursday

Huge financial incentives offered to experts

In an effort to improve management of human resources, Chengdu has set 10 new rules....

Li Xinran | February 24, 2016, Wednesday

Cooperation booms on sister-city relations

AS Chengdu is growing in size and importance, the city is also getting more attention on the international stage. Cities across the globe now see Chengdu as a good option to form a “sister cities” bond ...

Wang Yanlin | February 16, 2016, Tuesday

Chengdu sets up new policies to lure more talent

CHENGDU has issued 10 new policies, including setting up a special fund of at least 2 billion yuan (US$306 million), to attract more talent to the southwest Chinese city, its government announced today. The ...

February 14, 2016, Sunday

VAT return scheme takes off at Chengdu

International travelers leaving Chengdu will be able to benefit from a tax refund scheme, also known as VAT return, for certain locally purchased goods....

Ji Xiang | January 14, 2016, Thursday

At the helm of China’s future finance sector

CHENGDU is already known as a financial hub in western China, but the city is determined to further cement this stance by “opening its mindset” and exploring new ideas to develop the financial sector. ...

Wang Yanlin | January 4, 2016, Monday

Chengdu flies high as airport breaks passenger record

LAST week marked another milestone for Chengdu as the city’s Shuangliu International Airport recorded 40 million passenger throughputs ranking the fourth of the contury for the year as of December 10. ...

Wang Yanlin | December 17, 2015, Thursday

Chengdu changing face of agriculture

CHENGDU, a major supplier of agricultural products in the country, is in the throes of modernizing the sector. Being a basic but dominant sector, it means both responsibility and opportunity. As the capital ...

Wang Yanlin | December 4, 2015, Friday


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