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The Smurfs are Coming to Chengdu

After a 20 year haitus, The Smurfs are merrily singing their way to Chengdu in the form of a new amusement park. This is completely bizarre. And awesome.

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5.0 Magnitude Aftershock Shakes Chengdu, 2 Years After 2008 Quake

After having just passed two years since the 2008 Sichuan Earthquake, we’re once again reminded of the events of that day. This time by the ground moving.

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Sichuan Quake Reconstruction: Mission Accomplished?

Sichuan’s Governor is confident that re-construction of the Quake-affected areas of Sichuan will be finished one year ahead of schedule, but people on the ground disagree with the government’s assessment and argue that the work has just begun.

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Qinghai Quake the Latest Chapter in an Ongoing Story

China’s previous experience with an earthquake in this region informs every aspect of the nations response to this latest one, which demonstrates the overall growth of a society towards its own problems and how to solve them.

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Death Penalty for Chongqing Police Chief

Only a few hours away from Chengdu in the sprawling metropolis of Chongqing, the former police chief has been sentenced to death. Wen Qiang, 55, was found guilty of protecting five organized gangs, accepting bribes, rape and property scams.

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