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Young crosstalk artist sparks outrage for insensitive jokes about the Wenchuan earthquake

Zhāng Yúnléi 张云雷, a rising performer from China’s most distinguished crosstalk group, Déyúnshè 德云社, recently sparked public outrage after a…

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Pictures of the Day: Final look at Yingxiu

Here are 13 pictures of Yingxiu, Wenchuan county, Sichuan province, one of the towns rocked by a magnitude 7.9 earthquake…

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Disaster tourism: How China manages the act of remembrance

Ten years after the Great Wenchuan Earthquake, the disaster is finally in Sichuan’s past — but the first draft of…

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Prayer flags, 5-D earthquake simulation, ruins: Yingxiu in 2018

All photos by Cassidy McDonald YINGXIU — Today marks the 10th anniversary of the magnitude 7.9 earthquake that struck Sichuan…

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The politics of (not) remembering Wenchuan’s earthquake victims

Photo by Yang Junzhe 杨珺喆 Ten years after a devastating earthquake in Sichuan left 90,000 dead, some locals are still…

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