Tag Archives: chengdu
Ghost Cities

Ghost Cities of China: A Discussion with Wade Shepard Pt. 2

“Ghost Cities of China” author Wade Shepard shares more about his research, including the development of migrant construction worker communities, the frontier mentality, and marketing new cities.

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Ninjutsu Training in Chengdu: Interview with Robbie, American Ninja

There is a lone American in our midst, walking the path to raise awareness of Bujinkan Budo Taijutsu, an ancient Japanese martial art. This is the story of Robbie’s drive to spread ninjutsu in Chengdu.

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Little Emperors & Material Girls

Author Jemimah Steinfeld Talks China’s Generation Gap & Sex

I sat down with Jemimah Steinfeld, author of Little Emperors and Material Girls, to discuss China’s generation gaps and the youth culture of sex in China.

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Escaping Conformity in the US and China

In this latest installment of “Dispatches …” we look at conformity in the US and China, and how living abroad can give you the tools to deal with society’s demands at home

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Suit Republic

Western Entrepreneur Brings Eastern Tailors to South Chengdu

Entrepreneurialism is growing palpably in Chengdu, and spreading beyond the usual expat territories. Like the newly-opened Suit Republic.

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