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What's New in the 'Du

Podcast Ep. #7: What’s New in March 2015

This episode of the podcast is a run-down of what’s new in Chengdu in March, 2015. Including smog documentaries, Johnny 5’s Donuts, the Bookworm Literary Festival, and more.

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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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Chengdu Living Podcast #1

Podcast Ep. #1: Cancer Oil, Chengdu’s Spy Network and Water Contamination

We sat down recently and recorded the first Chengdu Living podcast. In this episode, we talk about the hotpot scandal, Chengdu’s spy network, and the contamination of Chengdu’s water supply.

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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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Chengdu Sets National Precedent By Fining Performers for Lip-Synching

For the first time ever, two Chinese “singers” have been fined for lip synching after a Chengdu concert, but what does it mean?

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