Sichuan Province

Sensitive Words: Luzhou Riots, Liao Yiwu and More

A vehicle burning in Luzhou, Sichuan.As of October 19, the following search terms are blocked on Sina Weibo (not including the “search for user” function):Rioting in Luzhou, Sichuan Province: Crowds jammed the streets and overturned police vehicles after a truck was reportedly beaten to death by...

Grandfather of Tibetan Religious Figure Self-Immolates

An exiled Tibetan holds a photograph of Sangay Gyatso during a candlelight vigil in solidarity the 27-year-old's self-immolation that resulted in his death. Another Tibetan man set himself on fire in Gansu Province over the weekend. (STR/AFP/GettyImages) An elderly Tibetan man who is the grand...

Chinese Use Microblogs to Withdraw From Party

Some employees of the Jiannanchun Group Ltd. submitted a statement with their signatures and thumbprints to quit the CCP. (The Epoch Times) The scandal triggered by former Chongqing police chief Wang Lijun’s attempted defection to the U.S. Consulate in Chengdu in February has added fuel to a mov...

Japanese Medicine Boycotted by Chinese Hospitals Over Island Row

A woman displays a poster during a protest over the Senkaku islands disupte, outside the Japanese Embassy in Beijing on Sept. 18, 2012. A boycott of Japanese goods and services is spreading through the Chinese economy. (Mark Ralston/AFP/GettyImages) The weeks-long diplomatic row over who has sover...

China’s top legislator attends opening ceremony of international fair

CHENGDU, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) -- China's top legislator Wu Bangguo attended the opening ceremony of an international fair held in Chengdu, capital of southwest China's Sichuan Province, on Tuesday. Wu, chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress, China's top legislature, ope...