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More Foreigners Can Now Return to China [Updated 09/24]

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of The People’s Republic of China, and the National Immigration Administration of The People’s Republic of China have just announce breaking news: From 28 September 2020, foreign nationals holding valid Chinese residence permits for work, personal matters and family reunions will

Chengdu Metro Line 18 Opening End of September 2020

In Chengdu, many of us are now too familiar with the many high-rise apartment blocks and skyscrapers constantly being built around the city. Although, we are extremely aware of the developments happening above the grown, most of us are blissfully

Who Can & How to Come back to China [Update]

Good news, China are now reopening more China Visa Application Service Centres in even more countries.  Following the news that 36 EU countries were added to this list, even more, countries have been listed. However, this doesn’t mean that everyone from

2021 Chengdu Summer Universiade: 1 Year to Go!

  From the 18th to 29th August 2021, Chengdu the capital of Sichuan Province will hold The 31st Summer World University Games (Summer Universiade) from the 18th to 29th August 2021.The Summer Universiade is an international multi-sport event, organised for university athletes

Learn Chinese, and Become a Panda Ambassador!

As most of us who endured the COVID-19 lockdown in China know, there aren’t many good reasons to leave for the moment. Some of us do not mind waiting it out until the rest of the world gets better, but

Chinese Visa Centres Re-open in These Countries

More countries with visa centres are also reopening so here is some more info on their visa centres, available services and how they will function going forward. South Korea From August 1st, 2020: Firstly, the Chinese Embassy and consulates have started to implement

Chengdu Apartments | August 2020

Chengdu Apartments | August 2020 Are you looking to change residences or move around?We have compiled a few of the best properties available to rent in Chengdu this month below.Beware that properties may not be on the market long so if

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

US Consulate in Chengdu Closing in Retaliation for Houston

US flag lowered at dawn as Chinese officials claim premises BREAKING NEWS: US Consulate in Chengdu Closing *Update*China is set to shut US consulate in Chengdu. A response to the US government closure of the China Consulate in Houston.On the morning

US Consulate in Chengdu prime target for China retaliation over Houston

Citing an unnamed source, the South China Morning Post (SCMP) reports that China is said to close US Consulate in Chengdu, retaliation for the forced closure of the Chinese diplomatic facility in Houston. Our sources at the Consulate confirmed that

Extra Part-time Work soon Legal in China

A draft published from the Ministry of Education on July 21st has outlined that foreign teachers employed in China will be able to legally seek part-time work opportunities so long as they make their current employer aware. The foreign teacher, employee

July 31: Chengdu Young Professionals Vol. 14

July 31: Chengdu Young Professionals Vol. 14Last month over 120 people joined at Canopy by Hilton Chengdu City Centre, for cracking views of the city, and to connect with other ambitious, like-minded people. This month, for the 14th edition of the Young Professional Mixers,

Léman IB Students Achieved a Pass Rate of 100%

Léman IB Students Achieved A Pass Rate Of 100%[July 10th 2020] — Students, teachers, parents and school community members at Léman International School Chengdu, are celebrating today thanks to students achieving exceptional results in the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme for

Chengdu News Summer 2020

Chengdu News Summer 20202020 Chengdu Motor ShowThe 23rd CDMS will be held on July 24 – August 2,  at The Western China International Expo City.  The past 22 years of the show, has seen it grow into one of the top four events of

COVID-19: Who Can Come Back to China? And How?

[Updated June 30, 2020]From March 28 China suspended the entry of most foreign nationals – even the ones holding valid visas. From that day, the following policies are in place:1) Foreign nationals holding valid visas or residency permits are prohibited from entering

June 21: Partial Solar Eclipse in Chengdu

Weather permitting, people hundreds of kilometres on either side of the centreline across 14 countries (including) will also see light drain from the day this afternoon. This should be the best annular solar eclipse of the decade.In Chengdu, a partial solar eclipse should be

Take a Break, Study Chinese in Stunning Yangshuo

As most of us who endured the COVID-19 lockdown in China know, we can’t leave for the moment – or won’t be allowed back in. Some of us don’t mind waiting it out, until the rest of the world gets

Chengdu Airport Becomes the World’s Busiest

As the East coast fears a second wave, the West of China seems to be booming – especially Chengdu. The city seems to be dominating China’s ‘good news’ headlines, and here is what they’re saying: Chengdu Airport Became World’s Busiest Last

5 Ways To Revitalize Your Life

5 Ways To Revitalize Your LifeWith Covid-19 in the rear view mirror now, let’s get back to a better life with 5 ways to revitalize your life! Here at Sam’s Club, our teams are always looking for ways to get that

Ordering Epermarket’s Fresh & Imported Groceries

We Tried Epermarket! Here’s What We ThoughtIf you’re the type of person who loves grocery shopping at a physical store and sifting through all the fresh produce as opposed to buying them online, we get it. Some of us felt