Washington Post, January 28, 2010 on page B2
Tai Shan will be the Bifengxia Panda Base outside the city of Ya'an, in the mountains of south-central China.
The base was a region as a traditional home to Pandas and is somewhat similar in the mountainous Appalachian area of southwestern North Carolina,USA.
Here is the Sino-American Economics of the VIP: Acronym for: Very Important Panda,not Very Important Person.
Francis Shieh aka Xie Shihao,an admirer of Panda in USA and in China on Thursday,January 28, 2010 at 8.12 a.m.