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Health & Wellbeing

Surviving the Winter Pollution in Chengdu

Here’s How to Survive Winter Pollution in Chengdu As winter kicks in, in China – it’s quite common for cities to become more polluted. Chengdu now frequenlty ranks amongst the most polluted major cities in China, if you measure the daily

Neglecting your Health in Chengdu?

Many of us living in Chengdu’s international community don’t have our annual check-ups, or see a doctor for prostate examinations, or pap smears – that would be common place back home. The reasons for this are many; we don’t know where

Gleneagles Hospital Chengdu: Healthcare You Can Trust

Located right next to the East Railway Station, Gleneagles is a hospital that provides up to 350 beds. Gleneagles is a symbolic international hospital brand of IHH Healthcare, and it is also a part of the group’s global network of

Health Code Guidelines for China’s Major Cities

Whilst COVID-19 is not longer a BIG risk in China, you still often need a city’s specific health code if you plan to travel in China. Here’s the health code guide for you to go to these locations in China:If your

China to Ban Single Use Plastic by the End of 2020

In January, China has announced a ban on non-degradable bags in major cities by the end of 2020 in an attempt to curve its plastic waste production.The ban will extend to all cities and towns by 2022 but all markets

How To Use Chengdu’s Health Apps

Although things are certainly getting closer to normality in the city, many residential compounds, malls, gyms, bars, and restaurants are asking for people to show a color coded permit, or government issued app to prove they aren’t a health risk.Unfortunately

24Hours Compulsory Quarantine for ALL International Arrivals at CTU

24Hours Compulsory Quarantine for Testing for almost all arrivals now at CTU+ 14 Days mandatory quarantine at a government-designated location if visited high-risk countries (and perhaps all travelers, reports are now coming in)From March 18th, all international arrivals in Chengdu

COVID-19’s Domino Effect: Global Pandemic

Data statistics, as of 2020/04/20, 11:00With more than 2.4 million COVID-19 cases confirmed, and death toll hitting over 160,000 in more than 100 countries and regions worldwide according to Johns Hopkins University, people are being advised to avoid public and

Coronavirus: Updated Chengdu Exit and Entry Rules

Covid19  | Coronavirus: Updated Chengdu Exit and Entry RulesAs there are always a lot of questions in our groups and in the back system – we wanted to share this recent post from the city’s Exit and Entry Administration Division of Chengdu

Bored at Home? Learn a Little Local Lingo!

So, you’ve been in China for years now and have been saying that you’d actually learn Mandarin if you had more time. Well, it’s a good thing this quarantine period means you have free time, and lots of it. Use

10 Things To Do During The Virus

10 Things To Do During The VirusIt is certainly a strange time to be in China…  The streets are deserted, stores are closed, returning to work has been postponed, and most people are staying inside to reduce the spread of the

Putting the Coronavirus in Perspective

The new coronavirus originating in Wuhan has caused much concern throughout China and the rest of the world.The primary symptoms of the virus are a dry cough, fever and breathing problems. In severe cases, an infected individual can develop pneumonia

Coronavirus (Chengdu): Statistics and Useful Information

Finally it seems that nationwide efforts to control COVID-19, are achieving the desired results, but we’re still not quite at the turning point. We can’t tell for sure how the epidemic may further develop, nor rule out the possibility of

Novel Coronavirus: How to Track the Latest Statistics

Novel Coronavirus: How to Track the Latest StatisticsAs a continuous stream of information comes out from various sources on China’s novel coronavirus outbreak – its useful to know how your city is being affected by the infectious disease. China wouldn’t

Coronavirus | Official Report from Chengdu Center for Disease Prevention & Control

To effectively prevent and control the current pneumonia epidemic of a new coronavirus, Sichuan Province initiated the level-1 public health emergency plan on January 24. To keep you and your relatives healthy and safe, the following tips are suggested by

Coronavirus: Latest Updates – Fear for Global Pandemic

Data statistics, as of 2020/03/23, 01:10Since the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) first came to the attention of the WHO on December 31, 2019, and the news about this unknown strain found in Wuhan broke in early January, it had a major

How to Keep Yourself Safe from Coronavirus

Here’s how to Protect Yourself Against Coronavirus1.Wash your hands with soap and water to minimize your infection risk. The best way to prevent coronavirus is to wash your hands as often as possible. Wet your hands with warm water, then

Helpful Western Medicines in Chinese

So you got sick in China but you’re not ready to try Traditional Chinese Medicine yet? That’s ok, we got you covered! Here’s a useful list of the most common western medicines with Chinese translations that you can take to

Win a 1-Year FREE Cleaning Service!

*Make sure to send the screenshot to Panda Housekeeping by scanning QR Code in the poster above.Who Are We? Panda Housekeeping is a bilingual cleaning service company. We combine traditional cleaning and the services of five-star hotels. We are looking forward

4 Weeks FREE! K2Fit x B-Active Partner Up

4 Weeks FREE! K2Fit x B-Active Partner UpIf you find keeping fit, losing weight or achieving your goals in Chengdu though, you are not alone. K2Fit runs a 10-week program that gets you fit and provides you with everything you