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Renting in China

5 Steps to Renting an Apartment in China

Finding a good apartment in China is vital to your happiness. The search can often be frustrating, but in this five-step guide, we show you how it can be done.

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Open Data

Opening Data in Chengdu For All

I came to Chengdu where I worked on Open Data for a major American city. I hope to continue my work in Chengdu – here’s why.

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The Profound Subtext of China’s Record-Breaking Hit Movie, Lost in Thailand

Lost in Thailand broke records when it came to Chinese theaters, but surprisingly, it includes a deep and meaningful message for Chinese society.

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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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How to Live in Chengdu

In my time I’ve learned a few things about living in China, which I humbly offer here. Call them Pro Tips to life in China, if you will.

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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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China Traffic

Two Worlds: 5 Striking Differences Between the US & China

I hate to make sweeping generalizations that over-simplify the diversity and variation within each country, but I will make them anyway.

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Relieving China’s Traffic Jam

China’s urbanization rate brings with a whole set of challenges, one of the most difficult to solve will be the unprecedented rise in car ownership over the next 20 years and the infrastructure needed to keep traffic humming.

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Psykling in Chengdu: A 5-Point Guide

Psykling is the Kung Fu of the bicycle. Want to learn more? I share my tips and experiences in this 5-point guide to the essentials.

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