Chengdu convened a press conference on the 2019 World Police and Fire Games (WPFG) July 26, briefing on the preparations the city has made for the event.
The biennial WPFG was initiated in 1985. To date, it has been held for 17 times, including 12 in North America, 3 in Europe and 2 in Oceania.
On July 31, 2013, the Chengdu Municipal People's Government won the bid for the athletic event, which will be first hosted in Asia. 58 sports events will take place on August 8-18 next year at close to 30 stadiums in Chengdu's 9 districts (cities) and counties.
The preparatory committee revealed the emblem of the games at the conference. According to the committee, it will recruit and train more than 1,800 games-time volunteers and 3,000 city volunteers, and offer hundreds of interpreters of different languages for athletes and distinguished guests.
Up to now, police and fire fighters from nearly 30 countries and regions across the globe have expressed intentions to participate in the event, which is open to active and retired law enforcement and fire service personnel throughout the world. Applicants can sign up on the official website for the event in November.

Ancient Chengdu on track to be a global metropolis

Chengdu, with history of more than 2,300 years, has set itself the target of becoming an international city of culture, tourism and sports events, as well as an international metropolis known for its food, music and event hosting.

Oct 26, 2018

CTU Achieves Fast Travel Platinum Status from IATA

Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport (CTU) announced March 20 that it had attained the platinum status for the International Air Transport Association (IATA)'s Fast Travel Program, thus becoming the first airport in China to get the recognition this year.

Mar 23, 2018

Panda Cup International Youth Football Tournament 2018

The Panda Cup International Youth Football Tournament 2018 will take place on May 23-27 at the Chengdu Shuangliu Sports Center.

Apr 27, 2018

City Uses QR Code-based Payment Application for Public Transportation

The new payment service, allowing passengers to take a bus by paying through scanning a QR code with their mobile phones, got operational May 4 in Chengdu, according to the Chengdu Tianfutong Financial Services Co., Ltd.

May 04, 2018

Chengdu-Boston Direct Flight to Open

Sichuan Airlines plans to launch a non-stop air link between Chengdu and Boston in December, as stated in the company’s application to the U.S. Department of Transportation, which was made public recently on www.transportation.gov.

Jun 25, 2018

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