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Greed & Corruption: the USA Pavilion at the Shanghai Expo

This is a first hand account of what went on behind the drab gray exterior of the USA Pavilion — a tale of greed, indifference, corruption, rebellion and eventually justice — written by one of the Student Ambassadors who worked there.

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Anti-Japan Demonstration Ignites Chengdu (photos + video)

Several days ago I was informed of an anti-Japan demonstration taking place in the heart of Chengdu. “This one’s going to be big”, I heard. And big it was. I came back with photos to describe the experience.

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Apple Unleashes iPad in China

The iPad has been selling at a furious pace around the world and its official release in China means one thing is certain: you’re about to see these devices all over the place in China’s major cities.

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Taxi Fares Rise in Chengdu

Over the last week, Chengdu’s taxi fares have risen by 2 yuan across the board. Along with the subway, transportation is really coming to the forefront in Chengdu. What’s the likely reason and is this a big deal or not?

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Chengdu Subway: Day One Photos

I take a ride on the Chengdu Subway for the first time and come back with photos to chronicle the experience. Chengdu Subway: Day One.

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