Chengdu Stories: 300 Shots of Baijiu

Q&A with Derek Sandhaus, who committed to 300 shots of baijiu over a year ago, and has since authored a blog and committed to write a book on the subject.

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Chengdu pollution

How To Handle Chengdu’s Pollution Like a Pro

Pollution in Chengdu has always been present, but it’s gotten worse recently. Here’s how you can deal with it like a pro.

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Chengdu skyline

China’s Dangerous Income Gap

China’s wealth gap is one of the largest in the world and threatens social and political stability. As Peter found out through his students’ essays, unchecked privilege can lose the hearts of the people.

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Repairman

Fix Everything in China

China’s economy is growing faster than any other, but even with all of the great changes some things never change. Like the need for a cheap, all-purpose handyman.

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Best of 2012

Chengdu Living’s Best of 2012

A recap of the most talked-about and well-loved stories on Chengdu Living in 2012, including a best-of list of forum posts.

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China iPhone apps

5 Essential Apps for Living in China

I’ve tested hundreds of apps for iPhone and iPad and then distilled those down to five incredibly useful apps for life in China. These are the essentials.

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Chengdu construction

Li Chuncheng’s Fall Threatens Chengdu’s Rise

China’s development into a major world power is based on the achievements of a corrupt system that creates both massive infrastructure projects and fabulously wealthy individuals. When one of these individuals is taken down, the whole system shivers.

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Love and Marriage

Love and Marriage in Modern China

Something has recently been brought to my attention about marriage in China that has led to a shift in my perspective. It truly is a man’s world.

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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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Chengdu Ex-Mayor Faces Corruption Charges

Li Chuncheng was Chengdu’s overlord for years before ascending to the No. 2 political position in the province. Now he is under investigation for corruption and faces the Party axe.

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