Friday Links: Gary Locke leaves China, arson on Guiyang bus kills 6, and preparing for the Two Sessions

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Reminder: Tomorrow is the deadline for Poetry Night in Beijing, so get those poems in. Also: our friends at the Bookworm would like you to know they've added a Beijing Literary Festival warm-up event for Sunday at 7:30 pm: He Jiahong, "one of China’s top experts in criminal evidence, evidential investigation and criminal procedure," will be by to talk about the mysterious case of She Xianglin, presumed murdered until she reappeared 11 years later. Click here for more info.