Tag Archives: development

Evolution of the Chengdu Riverside

A look at the riverside garden community which I’ve been taking photos of for the last year. It has remained a great place to throw rocks, chase butterflies and run through rows of cabbages with my sons.

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Chengdu construction

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly in Chengdu

Chengdu has had an eventful summer so far. First a new BRT system on the Second Ring, then the Fortune Global Forum, and now the grand opening of the World’s Largest Building. Is it time to celebrate, or will summer storms rain on the parade?

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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 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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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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Why China Will Never Rule the World: The Interview

Nine questions about China’s future with Troy Parfitt, author of “Why China Will Never Rule the World”. No punches held.

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It’s in the Plan: The Chengdu-Chongqing Economic Zone

Sichuan and Chongqing are joining hands across what was once a single territory to create one of the largest special economic zones in China, the Chengdu-Chonqing Economic Zone. If everything goes according to plan …

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