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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

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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China’s Premier Pro-Golfer Wins $1 Million at Chengdu Tournament

China’s leading pro-golfer Liang Wenchong emerged victorious today at the Chengdu Open, capturing the $1 million prize. As local and national golf fans celebrate his victory over a formidable Korean competitor, they set their sights much higher.

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Google.cn Is No More

After months of conjecture over what the outcome of Google’s fateful blog post calling out China would be, Google.cn is out of operation. To be exact, all of Google’s China search services (Google Search, Google News, and Google Images) are being redirected to Google.com.hk where uncensored results are being offered to surfers in Mainland China. For the time being.

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A Home of Our Own?

A foreigner only housing complex will be completed in October 2010, according to Chengdu Daily. In an effort to maintain the districts “purity,” though, none of the units are for sale.

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China Pulls Avatar to Make Room For Confucious

China Film plans to pull Avatar out of 2D theaters by January 22 in order to make room for Confucius, a Chinese language film starring Chow Yun-Fat

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China Feels Haiti’s Pain

Having both been struck by recent and devastating earthquakes, China lends a hand and sends hope to the stricken island nation.

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Fake Eggs are No Joke

Over recent years there’s been a debate over the prevalence of fake eggs. After some research, I’m prepared to tell you that if you’re eating eggs in China, you should know about this.

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