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Local news for Sichuan, China continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

4 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

Liu Han corruption case highlights extensive and tangled web of bribery

Sources claim mining boss Liu Han, accused of murder, gave bribes by overpaying for companies he bought and by losing at mahjong The investigation into the dealings of tycoon Liu Han has revealed the intricate relationships between officials and businesspeople on the mainland.

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8 hrs ago | West Australian

GM to battle VW in China with $12 billion investment and new plants

GM expects its China sales to expand 8-10 percent this year, in line with the overall growth of the Chinese market, where foreign firms, such as Volkswagen AG "We are investing wisely and accelerating our vehicle development and manufacturing to keep pace with market demand.

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12 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

Xinhua Insight: China commemorates Lushan quake through tears and smiles

A memorial service was held Sunday to commemorate the 196 victims of the 7.0-magnitude earthquake that struck Lushan County in the southwestern province of Sichuan a year ago.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

People's Daily Online

Sci & Tech museum opens in SW China's Lushan County

Students look at robots in the science and technology museum of Lushan County in Ya'an City, southwest China's Sichuan Province, April 19, 2014.

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Green Car Congress

Volvo Cars introducing S60 plug-in hybrid concept at Beijing show; production version in early 2015

Volvo Car Group will reveal the Volvo S60L PPHEV Concept Car at the 2014 Beijing International Auto Show.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Plastics News

Lumena suspends trading, delays report amid claims of 'misrepresenting' financials

China Lumena New Materials Corp., which says it has the world's largest manufacturing capacity for polyphenylene sulfide resin, has suspended its stock trading and delayed its annual financial report after being hit with allegations it dramatically overstated sales.

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CBS Local

Senior Launches Petition Urging School To Rethink Decision About...

First Lady Michelle Obama delivers a speech at Chengdu No. 7 High School on March 25, 2014 in Chengdu, China.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Circulation

Totaled Health Risks in Vascular Events Score Predicts Clinical...

From the Stroke Clinical Research Unit, Department of Neurology and State Key Laboratory of Human Disease Biotherapy and Ministry of Education , West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Sichuan, People's Republic of China.

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Dear Kitty

Chinese bears, from torture for quackery to sanctuary

April 2014: In an unprecedented move that will be the biggest bear rescue in the world a bear bile farm in China is to be converted into a bear sanctuary by Animals Asia who will then care for its 130 bears, after a plea by the farmer for help.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Green Car Congress

Volvo Cars introducing S60 plug-in hybrid concept at Beijing show; production version in early 2015

Volvo Car Group will reveal the Volvo S60L PPHEV Concept Car at the 2014 Beijing International Auto Show.

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The Economist

Spreading the wealth: A billion shoppers

DENG HONG'S AMBITION, according to a Chinese newspaper, was to build a city inside a single building; a "temperature-controlled paradise".

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The Economist

Urbanisation: Where China's future will happen

For the world's sake, and its own, China needs to change the way it builds and runs its cities "A GREAT city", said Benjamin Disraeli, "a is the type of some great idea.

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Xinhuanet

Young artists freshen up China's souvenir shops

The Letian Pottery Creative Market is held every weekend in Jingdezhen Sculpture and Ceramic Factory in central China's Jiangxi Province, one of several state-owned ceramic factories that sank in the tide of the country's shift to a market economy at the end of last century.

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People's Daily Online

Chongqing bombings survivors sue Japanese gov't, demanding apology

Survivors of the Bombing of Chongqing during the World War II on Wednesday sued the Japanese government over its wartime antihuman bombings in Chongqing, the then Chinese capital, demanding governmental apology and compensation.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Mining Tycoon's Trial Reverberates in China

GUANGHAN, China-Businessman Liu Han is on trial in central China on charges that he headed a criminal organization that for more than two decades earned vast profits through racketeering, gambling, assault, extortion and murder.

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China Digital Times

Officials With Ties to Zhou Under Investigation

Zhao Miao, a senior official in Chengdu, capital of the southwestern province of Sichuan, was taken away on Thursday for questioning by anti-corruption investigators, the Xinhua news agency said late on Saturday.

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The Miami Herald

China will turn bear farm into refuge, a win for advocates

In what's being described as a major victory against abusive animal practices in China, a government-owned company that's bred bears for traditional medicines has agreed to convert itself into a sanctuary.

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KDWN

In China, jar of French mountain air fetches $860

Beijing artist Liang Kegang returned from a business trip in southern France with well-rested lungs and a small item of protest against his home city's choking pollution: a glass jar of clean, Provence air.

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GPB.org

After 25 Years Of Amnesia, Remembering A Forgotten Tiananmen

After People's Armed Police were deployed to clear the square on June 4, pitched battles broke out between police and angry crowds throwing stones.

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National Public Radio

After 25 Years Of Amnesia, Remembering A Forgotten Tiananmen

But across China, similar protests were taking place. Students in the southwest city of Chengdu began their own hunger strike in Tianfu Square several days after their Beijing counterparts.

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