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March 2021 All Flights In & Out of China

 14 Day PRE-Flight Quarantine From Some Destinations Beijing has tightened its travel restrictions by ordering passengers from certain countries travelling to China to spend two weeks in quarantine before boarding flights.Passengers have also been warned they must take direct flights to get

Garbage Sorting Starting in Chengdu

Garbage is an unavoidable problem for any city, and an even bigger problem for the world. At present, the best way to manage it, is to sort it by type. We all have a part to play in creating efficient waste

Live Music in Chengdu

Whilst it forges ahead as the epicenter of Chinese rap music, with thanks to big names like the Higher Brothers  – the underground live music scene is becoming a formidable platform to launch good local artists and draw the attention of foreign indie bands.

COVID-19: Hotlines for Foreigners in China

• For specific epidemic prevention policies, you can consult the hotlines below, the local authorities (area code + 12345) or epidemic prevention command center (area code + 12320) to confirm the latest anti-epidemic measures. Area codes are listed below.• If you plan to travel, please

Valentine’s Day Flowers in Chengdu

 Love it, or hate it – Valentines Day will be here before you know it. This year February 14th falls during the Chinese New Year holiday – so there’s plenty of time to prepare. This year, making a friend, or loved

Chengdu Places Open During 2021 Chinese New Year

It’s that time of the year again!Chinese New Year, specifically Chunyun, is the greatest annual human migration, often leaves big cities deserted. With Lunar New Year falling on February 11, you may have noticed the crowds begin to thin already.

Where to Watch the 2021 Super Bowl in Chengdu

It’s time once again for the Super Bowl Time to get excited for the big game – The Chiefs against The Buccanneers…Who will win?Find out who’s the winner on Monday morning, February 8, 2021 (China time). Home Plate BBQ 本垒美式烤肉Offering several breakfast options,

China: Real-Time COVID Travel Restrictions Updates

• With the ever changing policies and updating of high and medium-risk areas, its is important to stay up-to-date about the latest COVID measurements (quarantine, mandatory nucleic acid tests, etc) for every province, city or area.• Below we introduce a useful Chinese

Chengdu Tianfu International Airport’s Maiden Flight

A big moment for Chengdu’s new gigantic Tianfu International Airport today: the arrival of the six civil aircrafts marked the official start of the real flight test work of Tianfu airport, which means that Tianfu airport has made another big

WeChat 8.0 is Here! Check out the Major Updates.

WeChat has undeniably changed the way we communicate in China thanks largely to a myriad of amazing features.• On January 21, 2021, exactly ten years after WeChat released the beta version 1.0 for iPhone users, iOS Version 8.0 was released.

The Best of Chengdu · 2020 Chengdu-Expat Awards Winners

 The winners are in! A huge thank you to everyone who voted in this year’s Chengdu-Expat Award. After 3 weeks of nominations, voting and the judges – we can finally reveal who you chose to celebrate this year in the city! Just like

Sichuan Tianfu Health Code Update

If you found your health code not working recently, you’re not alone. The Tianfu Health code (天府健康通) system had an upgrade (good thing is that now it should be accepted across all cities and towns in Sichuan province), please follow

Vote Now! • 2020 Chengdu-Expat ≈

Last year was tough for everyone, and the people and venues in Chengdu have never been more deserving of a celebration! The Chengdu-Expat awards are back for the 5th time to do just that; give thanks to the places that

You May Lose Your Chinese Mobile Number If It Is Out of Balance

You May Lose Your Chinese Mobile Number If It Is Out of Balance For people stuck abroad, I guess many of you are not using your chinese mobile phone number, and may be haven’t checked its balance for a long time.For

2020 Awards • Nominate Your Favorites NOW!

Don’t miss the chance to have your voice heard by helping award those communities, places, and people that made living in Chengdu so special in 2020 and encourage them to keep doing better. Nominations through our official WeChat account will

2020 Chengdu New Year Events and Parties

As 2020 is coming to an end, it’s time to celebrate Chengdu! There are dinners, drinks specials, parties and big nights out to help you bring in 2020. Which will you choose?1. HotelsNew Year’s Eve Dinner at Dining RoomMake an

New COVID-19 Cases in Chengdu: The Latest

The latest updates:Updated December 23th 2020, 11:00• Current COVID-19 cases: 11. On December 22nd, no locally transmitted COVID19 cases were identified in our city, and 3 patients were newly discharged.• According to Liang Zongan, a medical specialist in Sichuan Province,

2020 Chengdu Metro Map and Timetable

On December 18th 2020, Chengdu opened four new metro lines (and an extension to metro line 18), bringing the number of metro lines in the city to 13. The new lines have brought the total length of Chengdu’s far-reaching metro

Coffee in Chengdu – The Daily Grind

Lusting after a proper cup of joe in Chengdu? The Chengdu-Expat team spills the beans on where best to get your daily caffeine hit in the ‘Du. Long gone are the days in South West China where the only coffee drinks

2020 Chengdu Christmas Events

If you’re spending Christmas in Chengdu this year then you’re in luck, as there is an abundance of events, parties, restaurant offers and delicious hotel dinners for you to get involved in in the city over the festive season.1. Restaurants/