• Chengdu tourism strategy pays off

    2013-02-05 09:54

    For the third consecutive year, Chengdu was among the top five in a national ranking of cities based on tourist satisfaction, according to an annual survey by the China Tourism Academy.

  • 'Pandas' hot to globe-trot

    2012-10-18 07:44

    Two dozen eager semifinalists from North America gathered in Washington on Tuesday to compete for positions as panda ambassadors, also known as Pambassadors.

  • UN: Sustainable tourism in vibrant Chengdu

    2012-10-15 11:22

    The UN World Tourism Organization unveiled an agency to observe tourism development on Oct 12 in Chengdu as part of its Global Observatory on Sustainable Tourism program.

  • Sichuan capital attracts with its ancient charm

    2013-02-05 09:54

    Home of giant pandas, archaeological wonders and renowned cuisine, Chengdu is a city with a wealth of tourism resources, which local leaders say are crucial to boosting the city's economy as well as gaining influence abroad.

  • 'Pambassador' recruiting campaign kicks off

    2012-09-25 16:25

    The Chengdu Research Base for Giant Panda Breeding (Chengdu Panda Base), WildAid and the Yao Foundation launched the 2012 Chengdu "Pambassador" Recruiting Campaign in Shanghai on Sept 10.

  • US mourns death of week-old panda

    2012-09-25 08:10

    Aaron Schauer and his wife planned to see the newborn giant panda at the National Zoo in Washington DC on Sunday, but as they walked to the panda habitat around noon, they heard that the week-old cub had passed away only about two hours earlier.

  • Panda bite is a mark of honor

    2012-09-24 16:24

    Liu Yunkang has been bitten several times by dogs, but he never expected to be bitten by a panda.

  • Pandas set to take a walk on the wild side

    2012-09-24 16:24

    Bears to be released into natural habitat, Jiang Xueqing and Huang Zhiling report from Wolong and Dujiangyan, Sichuan province.

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Panda Facts
  • Panda facts I

    In China, most giant pandas live in the mountains of Qinling, Minshan, Qionglai, Daxiangling and Xiaoxiangling.

  • Panda facts II

    By the end of 2011, the number of wild giant pandas in the world was about 1,590.

Pandas Abroad