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# chengdu - Monday 27 July, 2020

US closes consulate in Chengdu, China amid diplomatic spat

The US State Department said it was disappointed at China’s order to close the consulate.

# chengdu - Friday 24 July, 2020

China responds to 'erroneous' closure of US consulate by ordering office in Chengdu to shut

The US has an embassy in Beijing and consulates in five other mainland cities.

# chengdu - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

Co-pilot partly sucked out of plane as cockpit window breaks at 32,000 feet

The Sichuan Airlines plane carrying 128 people was diverted and made an emergency landing.

# chengdu - Monday 1 February, 2016

Men who killed influential British monk over 'money dispute' to be executed

Akong Tulku Rinpoche was found dead with multiple stab wounds at his home in 2013.

# chengdu - Monday 24 September, 2012

China: Policeman embroiled in Bo Xilai scandal gets 15 years in jail

Wang Lijun was sentenced to 15 years in prison earlier today for bribery and abuse of power. He had exposed the scandal that has rocked China’s ruling Communist Party.

# chengdu - Wednesday 10 August, 2011

Chinese blogger released after six months' police detention

Ran Yunfei was detained in February after calling on Chinese people to start their own version of an Arab Spring.