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COVID-19 in Chengdu: The Latest

The latest updates:Updated September 22th 2022, 13:00 1New cases in Chengdu(Sept. 18-21)0New community level COVID cases in Chengdu(Sept. 14-21)0High-risk areas in Chengdu12Medium-risk areas in Chengdu Chengdu reached 0 community transmission for the 5th day in a row.COVID testing stays in placeFree COVID

What’s Closed (and Open) in Chengdu

[Updated September 15th] NOTE: Most places will require a 48h or even 24h negative test report.Malls are reopening, some restaurants as well. Bars and sports venues still have to still closed until further notice.It is a really crucial time to come

YOU Should Be Eligible for Tax Return in China

 •Are you working as a teacher in international school, a kindergarten or an overseas company in China?•Do you know how much Income tax you pay every year?•Do you know that you are entitled to claim your tax back for previous

Chengdu Wine Lovers Cheer Up

• Chengdu wine lovers cheer up!• If you’re looking for interesting wine selections but not for all the money in the world, check out this mini-app!Laowine has been delivering wines across China since last February and they do so in Chengdu

Sichuan Tianfu Health Code Update [July 2022]

If you found your WeChat health code not working recently, you’re not alone. The Tianfu Health code (天府健康通) used in Chengdu and other cities in Sichuan province system had an upgrade, please follow the steps down here to reactivate:Step 1:

1 Day Wonders – Day Trips Around Chengdu

One of the best things about living in Chengdu, is how easy it is to hop on a train or a bus, and in a few hours be somewhere beautiful.

Where to Get a 24-Hour COVID Test in Chengdu

• We all know there are lots of places to get a COVID test in Chengdu, and there are even more now testing kiosks have sprung up on many street corners: but we still get people asking us daily where to

Must-See Tourist Attractions in Chengdu

From the modern and renewed Panda Base to the historic and tranquil Wenshu Monastery, there are so many must-visit attractions in Chengdu, which are believed to be the best places to soak up the quintessence of the city’s fascinating culture.People’s

Swimming Pool & Cocktails? GILI’S Veranda is OPEN

Travelling to tropical islands is out of the question at the moment, but the sun has come out in Chengdu… and that can mean only one thing. It’s time to top our tans, with a cocktail in hand, at the

How to Get your Driving License in Chengdu

Foreigners, as well as residents of Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan who wish to drive in China, must apply for a driving license within the mainland.

Chengdu Sports Teams & Clubs

There are also lots of sports clubs in the city, that meet regularly for games, and provide opportunities to make new friends, get really burnt, and have a beer with afterwards…Interested in joining a group? Scan below to Chengdu-Expat’s personal account.Don’t forget

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.

QSI International School of Chengdu is Hiring

About Quality Schools International (QSI)QSI Chengdu is growing and looking for additional qualified staff members. Quality Schools International (QSI) is growing and looking for qualified staff members for the 2022-2023 school year.QSI is a non-profit school organization that was founded in

Chengdu: Why Your Health Code Might Now Turn Orange/ Orange?

• Your health code, or friends and colleagues’ health codes may have turned orange/ yellow, or red this week. This might be the first time you’re experiencing this (as we’ve been quite lucky in Sichuan with COVID-19 outbreaks so far).•

COVID-19: Risk Areas in Chengdu

Updated November 23 2021, 10:30Since November 23rd, there are 0 high are medium-risk areas in Chengdu.Risk areas in Chengdu (November 10th)If you’ve visited any of the areas mentioned above, or your office/ living address is registered in one of those

China’s Official 2022 Holiday Calendar

• On October 25th, 2021, China’s General Office of the State Council announced the official national holiday schedule for 2022.• As a recap, there are 7 Chinese holidays in China which are New Year’s Day, Spring Festival, Qingming Festival (Tomb Sweep), Labor Day, Dragon

Apply for your English Vaccine Record in Chengdu

• First things first, please note that the vaccine record mentioned in this article does not mean that returning to China has, or will get any easier. Very few foreigners are still able to return at the moment and compulsory quarantine

A New Flexible Online Mandarin Tutoring Platform

Do you want to have an easier life in China?Do you want to improve your employment prospects?If yes – then learning, or improving Chinese might be for you!We’re all likely to be in China for a little while now – so

New COVID-19 Cases in Chengdu: The Latest

The latest updates:Updated August 13th 2021, 14:00• At the time of publishing, there are 0 medium risk areas in Chengdu. Sichuan province has 1 medium-risk area located in the city of Luzhou.• Previous to the 29th July, a total of

How to Register as a Foreigner at the Local Police Station

Planning to stay in Chengdu? All foreigners in Chengdu (and throughout China), must register at the local police station within 24 hours after checking in to a rented apartment or house. Also, if your visa is renewed or if you