Laowai lands airplane on road in Sichuan

Imagine the surprise of locals as they watched a small plane land on the relatively barren Liaoning Dadao in Beichuan, Sichuan, and pull into a gas station recently. According to the report at GoChengdoo, the pilot, identified only as “Andy”, was forced to land the plane after experiencing a fuel shortage shortly after takeoff. Travelling …Read More


Stealing umbrellas just for laughs in Chengdu

Youtube celebrity and prankster Andrew Hales, who makes awkwardly funny videos for his channel Losing All Hope Was Freedom (LAHWF), is currently in Chengdu, Sichuan, and messing with the locals. In his first video from the city, he randomly approaches people and takes their umbrella. Reactions range from confusion to tight-fisted objection to laughter. Watch …Read More

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Earthquake strikes Sichuan, hundreds killed or injured [updated]

Just after 8am CST, a 7.0-magnitude earthquake struck Lushun County, Sichuan, near the city of Ya’an. State media has reported that 56 people are confirmed to have been killed by the quake, with hundreds more injured.Read More

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