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Let's meet:"City of Design" has become a new hallmark of Chongqing

By XINGYING, CHEN|May 18,2024

The first international communication integrated media program, "Let's Meet (Chongqing Scene)," created by the Western International Communication Center, premiered on Chongqing TV on May 18. 


"Design Capital": New business card of Chongqing

The Chongqing Yangtze River Bridge, as the first major bridge over the Yangtze River in the central city of Chongqing, has a long history. Today, four sculptures still stand on the bridge, which caused considerable controversy and discussion when they were designed in the 1980s, making the design of this group of sculptures a classic.

Exclusive Interview with Deng Wenzhong: Chongqing's Bridge Construction Technology is World-Class

The designers of well-known bridges such as the Caiyuanba Yangtze River Bridge, Shibanpo Yangtze River Double-line Bridge, Dongshuimen Bridge, and Qian Si Men Bridge all share a common name: Deng Wenzhong.

Deng Wenzhong, born on February 21, 1938, in Zhaoqing, Guangdong, holds American citizenship. He is a bridge engineering expert, a member of the National Academy of Engineering in the United States, a foreign member of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, a foreign member of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, and chairman and chief engineer of T.Y. Lin International. He also serves as a professor at Columbia University in the United States.

In this episode, Mr. Deng Wenzhong talks about his insights and experiences over the past 20 years participating in the design of bridges in Chongqing.

Chongqing China Three Gorges Museum has a new exhibition

May 18 of this year marks the 48th "International Museum Day." In recent years, the enthusiasm for museums has been on the rise, and "checking in" at museums has become a popular trend. The exhibition "Skilled Craftsmanship and Cultural Heritage: Exhibition on the Conservation and Utilization of Cultural Relics Unearthed from the Three Gorges Region" offers an immersive experience of cultural relics' excavation and preservation process.

Step into the world of archaeologist Huang Wanbo and explore his enigmatic connection with ancient humans.


Who are humans' ancestors? Where do we come from? Previously, the international academic community unanimously believed that humans originated from Africa.

However, 91-year-old Huang Wanbo has dedicated his life to studying ancient humans and paleontological fossils. In the process of discovering the "Wushan hominids" and "Lantian Man," he has proposed new explanations for the origin of Asians. Perhaps the origin of Asians lies in the Yangtze River region.

YouTubers in Chongqing: Alina Mcleod's Travel in Chongqing

Canadian influencer Alina McLeod continues her trip to Chongqing. While visiting the Shiba Ti neighborhood, she came across a Canadian coffee shop, which made her feel very much at home. The final stop of her trip to Chongqing gave her a pleasant surprise.

The program "Let's Meet" will simultaneously air on Chongqing TV, IPTV, Xin Chongqing, Diyiyan News, Shangyou News, Hualong Net, Bridging News Landsea Finance Client, iChongqing website, as well as on the Western International Communication Center's video platform, official WeChat account, Weibo, YouTube channel, X (Twitter) account, and Facebook page, covering global communication platforms.


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