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The culture of eating well blossoms at last in China

...crisp-skinned Peking duck, one popular for its tongue-tingling Sichuan cuisine, and a Uighur joint -- known as much for the ethnic...fingernail-size chicken pieces buried in a mountain of dried chilies from Sichuan in the Southwest, to the rich, sweet braises of the East...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/07/16/foo_465838.shtml
Food
Torch relay scaled back after deadly earthquake

...now or next month when the torch enters Sichuan province. More than 12,000 people are reported dead in Sichuan province, at the epicenter of the quake...city of Chongqing and enter neighboring Sichuan two days later. "The torch relay will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/05/14/oly_198745.shtml
Olympics
GM's Hummer will soon have Chinese owner

...potential buyers for its Saturn and Saab brands. China's Sichuan Tengzhong Heavy Industrial Machinery Co. said Tuesday afternoon...agreement to acquire the brand for an undisclosed amount. Sichuan Tengzhong deals in road construction, plastics, resins and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/06/03/bus_526258.shtml
Business
General Tso - warrior, innovator ... chicken?

...of immigrants with roots in Hunan and Sichuan (think "Szechwan") provinces - both...happened with kungpao chicken, a fiery Sichuan dish that was tamed - some would say dumbed...American audience. "Every single family in Sichuan probably knows how to make it," says...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/07/29/foo_423595.shtml
Food
GM sells Hummer to Chinese company

...epitomized America's love for hulking trucks, is now in the hands of a Chinese heavy equipment maker. General Motors Co. and Sichuan Tengzhong Heavy Industrial Machinery Corp. finally signed the much-anticipated deal for GM to sell the brand Friday. Tengzhong...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/10/10/bus_551235.shtml
Business
Zheng plans to give back to homeland

...Ivanovic on Friday. Instead, she modestly waved to the crowd and exited Court 1. She was already thinking about her native Sichuan Province, devastated by last month's massive earthquake, and what she could do to help. "I gave the French Open prize...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/06/28/oth_463827.shtml
Other sports
GM nearing completion of Hummer sale

...to sell its Hummer brand to a Chinese heavy equipment manufacturer as early as Thursday afternoon. The person says GM and Sichuan Tengzhong Heavy Industrial Machinery Corp. are preparing to sign a definitive sales agreement for the iconic off-road brand...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/10/09/liv_551097.shtml
Life & style
Oodles of noodles

...Mixed in with the pepper is a crushed Sichuan spice, a small seed that numbs the mouth...to China's southwestern province of Sichuan. The store was founded by the father...China. Mr. Lee's father grew up in Sichuan, famous for its fiery cuisine. He watched...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/01/19/liv_365254.shtml
Life & style
Technology could save giant panda

...project at the Chengdu Research Base in Sichuan province. With its distinctive plump...Base, outside the city of Chengdu in Sichuan province, newborns like Shen-Shen and...36 million to double protected areas in Sichuan and neighboring Shaanxi and Gansu provinces...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/08/15/tec_319145.shtml
XXX Technology
No. 1 Ivanovic mowed down on grass

...of first-week upsets, and one easy to applaud because Zheng is a native of Chengdu, the capital of earthquake-stricken Sichuan province. "Of course I hope to make people happy with my win," Zheng said. "I want more people to have their homes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/06/28/oth_463824.shtml
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