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The Ultimate Guide to the PU Invitation Letter

• PU letter is an invitation letter issued by China Foreign Affairs Office. With the PU letter foreigners can apply for a new visa and enter China. This is a new policy since the global epidemic.• Only certain specific reasons meet the requirements for applying for a PU Letter,

China Time: Euro 2021 Match Schedule

• Euro 2020 kick-starts this summer 2021 with 51 matches to savour across the course of a month-long period from June 11th to July 11th.• The anticipated rescheduled tournament is now set to take place in summer 2021. With 51 matches taking

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.

Where to Happy Hour in Chengdu

Chengdu brings about a fantastic array of bars with themes ranging from French Winehouses to german beer houses to award winning cocktail bars and everything in-between.

10 Years Chengdu International Football League

A lot has changed in Chengdu in the last 10 years. Giant buildings emerged from construction sites, new metro lines popped up regularly and the city’s footprint expanded by the hour. One thing that has remained constant though is the

COVID-19: Foreigners Entry To China Eases

• Chinese embassies in at least 110 countries and territories have begun offering facilitation to visa applicants who have been inoculated with China-produced COVID-19 vaccines (full list below).• Those coming to China for work, their family members and foreign family

2021 Chengdu St. Patrick’s Day Events

Drink, eat and be merry. Check out where to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Chengdu:March 17: Home PlateAddress:Wuhou District, Ziwei East Rd. No. 54成都市武侯区紫薇东路54号March 17: The RangeAddress:Wuhou District, First Ring Road #9 South First Section Building 1. Second Floor Suite

New British School To Open in Chengdu

SPGS International School Chengdu are delighted to announce they will open later this year. They will initially be opening their Early Years (Nursery & Reception) and lower Junior School classes (Year 1 to Year 3), for boys and girls aged

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

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

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 [January 2021]

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

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

Getting Inked in Chengdu

Getting inked in China is no longer a taboo, and Chengdu is quickly becoming one of the most tattooed cities in the Middle Kingdom – along with Kunming, Lijiang and the east coast megacities.

China’s Official 2021 Holiday Calendar

• On November 25th, 2020, China’s General Office of the State Council announced the official national holiday schedule for 2021.• As a recap, there are 7 Chinese holidays in China which are New Year’s Day, Spring Festival, Qingming Festival (Tomb Sweep), Labor Day,