臭不可当chòu bù kě dāng To give off an unbearable stink 当局者迷,旁观者清dāng jú zhě mí, páng guān zhě qīng If too closely involved may not see all the issues objectively 宁做鸡头,不当凤尾nìng zuò jītóu, bù dāng fèng wěi Better to be leader of a humble organization than the stooge of a grand one 死马当活马医sǐ mǎ dāng huó mǎ yī Persevering when it is already too late. A lost cause.
The province of Chongqing is a recent creation; it was split away for Sichuan in 1997. Chongqing on the mighty Yangzi is the natural gateway into Sichuan, the ancient kingdom of Shu. The reason for the split was that Sichuan had a way above average population and area compared to other provinces. Read More