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Chengdu Fortune Global Forum

The Benefits of Chengdu’s Fortune Global Forum

The 2013 Fortune Global Forum has come and gone, and aside from a few sunny days, it doesn’t seem like anything even happened. What’s going on here?

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Chengdu unsavory elements

Unsavory Elements in Chengdu

A collection of stories written by expats living in China is hitting the shelves soon. The stories are filled with humanity, witty observations, and self-reflection – essential qualities for any work that wants to bridge the gap between East and West.

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Literature Chengdu

Women Writers of Chengdu

Rarely do we get a look at what local writers are doing, but this essay gives us some insight into that topic. Sophia Kidd writes here about several women writers, and their thoughts on Chengdu, money, and the soul.

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The Bookworm Chengdu

Chengdu Stories: Peter Goff, Bookworm Founder

As its Literary Festival draws near, we ask a few questions of The Bookworm’s Irish owner and founder, Peter Goff.

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Apple China

Apple Set to Conquer Chengdu

After years of speculation, Apple advances further into China with the opening of it’s first official Apple Store in Western China. Right here in Chengdu.

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Experimental art

Experimental Live Art in Chengdu

Performance art was once big in Chengdu and across China, but a ban on performance drove the live art crowd underground. The ban was recently lifted and artists converged on Flower Town to revive the art, Tabitha reports.

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Don’t Believe the Protest Hype

Although China may seem like a raging cauldron of anti-Japan hawks, the truth is that the majority of Chinese are just not that into it. Trust the Chinese to know a spectacle when they see one.

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Review: Chengdu’s Big Love Music Festival Turns to Big Scorn

Last weekend Chengdu hosted dozens of bands and thousands of patrons at the Big Love music festival. But was it all love?

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Photos from Panda Festival with DJ Shadow

The historic 2011 Panda Electronic Music festival has just concluded. Here are our photos from all three days of the event which featured DJ Shadow.

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Chengdu’s Best Club Returns: First Photos & Music Festival Ticket Giveaway

After a year of absence, Chengdu’s best club is back. Xiong Mao has just opened in the newly constructed Chengdu East Music Park and brings a lot of promise with it.

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