It’s getting chilly now and the rain is coming and going. But plenty is happening in and around Chengdu. Here’s what’s up:Legoland Is Coming to ChengduMerlin Entertainments announced that it has entered into a partnership agreement with Global Zhongjun Cultural
Summer has officially left us and the rain is here. But there’s still been plenty happening in and around Chengdu. Here’s whats up:Neijiang EarthquakeA 5.4 magnitude earthquake jolted Weiyan County, Neijiang, Sichuan province, at 6:42 am on Sunday, one person
Someone recently said that it seems Chengdu only operates for 8 months of the year; in the narrow window between Chinese New Year and Summer, then from autumn to the middle of winter. August is certainly one of the city’s
Now after investing heavily in the province’s running ecosystem, Chengdu will bid to become the seventh city of the Abbott World Marathon Majors series, joining London, Tokyo, Berlin Chicago, New York, and Paris as host cities. This is just the beginning…
The city is awash with exciting events, exhibitions, and milestones to celebrate this month, here is what’s on:
This month, there’s a plethora of new direct flights, railways links, and transport hubs coming to the city – as well as other province-wide updates.
Yesterday (April 1st) it was reported that at least 30 firefighters died after hundreds were sent to tackle a forest blaze in remote mountains.
Ever tried to order food in Chengdu but your Mandarin is lacking? It’s not the easiest of tasks, but there’s finally a solution. Introducing the brand new Munchwich ordering platform, the MunchApp! The MunchAppA MiniProgram accessible from within WeChatto make your
Ever found yourself walking past the endless Metro construction and thinking what’s it all for? Well, we’ve got the down-low on what’s happening… New Payment System for the Metro.In the past week we’ve seen Chengdu Metro Operation launch a new QR
Two 2019 Chengdu Marathons Open for RegistrationGreat news for the growing community of avid runners today in Chengdu, as registration for two of the city’s long distance runs began today. Firstly, taking place on 17th March 2019, is the Chengdu Panda Marathon.This will be
Friends and family visits may have just got easier – as a new visa-free travel policy is coming into place in Chengdu. And easier still for our British friends, with a new direct flight from Heathrow to the city planned
Starting April 2019, visiting family may become a lot quicker for a lot of expats. London’s Heathrow Airport will be connected to Chengdu via a new direct flight with Air China, allowing for easier travel to and from the two
Here’s all the info you need for Chengdu’s upcoming 144 hours long visa-free transit policy. Visiting Chengdu is about to get just a little easier.
African Swine Fever has appeared in Sichuan, now officially having cases in 18 of China’s 31 provinces.It is important to note that this fever has not yet been known to infect humans, and is completely separate from swine flu. There
22 years ago, a baby girl was discovered at Chengdu Railway Station. She is now asking for help to track down her biological parents or the people that found her. The information she has is very limited, but the Chengdu
Chengdu is a constantly growing and changing city. From panda habitats to artificial moons, a lot’s been happening recently. Here’s a quick rundown:Artificial MoonOn the more outlandish side of recent news, It has been announced that Chengdu will receive extra
Chengdu’s brand new panda habitats (and celebrating 60 years of panda conservation)As reported by That’sBeijing, this year marks the 60th anniversary of panda conservation efforts formally beginning.Panda conservation began in 1958 with the establishment of Wolong National Nature Reserve in
This “Illumination Satellite” will reportedly replace street lights when it launches in 2020Based on a report from the People’s Daily, there are plans for a new satellite known as the “Artificial Moon” to launch in 2020. This satellite will act like an
Whether you had a chill stay-cation in the city or braved the crowds over the holiday – here’s the news you may have missed over Golden Week: WeWork Opens in ChengduChengdu joined big international cities like Shanghai, London and San Fransico last
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