Chengdu’s Pilot Program to Abolish the Hukou

Rural migrants – the oil that has kept the Chinese economic engine greased – are about to get an upgrade to their social status. Or is it that simple?

Greed & Corruption: the USA Pavilion at the Shanghai Expo

This is a first hand account of what went on behind the drab gray exterior of the USA Pavilion — a tale of greed, indifference, corruption, rebellion and eventually justice — written by one of the Student Ambassadors who worked there.

Anti-Japan Demonstration Ignites Chengdu (photos + video)

Several days ago I was informed of an anti-Japan demonstration taking place in the heart of Chengdu. “This one’s going to be big”, I heard. And big it was. I came back with photos to describe the experience.