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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

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

Vaccination For Foreigners in Chengdu

• Earlier, official sources stated that from May 28, 2021, foreign nationals in age-specific groups could obtain the COVID-19 vaccine in Chengdu.• Previously only selected people were able to obtain it, mostly via their employer. Others were called by their

Extreme Chengdu 2021

City life can sometimes get to be too much and everyone needs a little break to get their juices flowing and the adrenaline pumping! Chengdu-Expat have complied a list of some of the best venues around Chengdu to get you

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.

How to Promote your Chengdu Event for FREE

If you organise events in Chengdu and want to spread the word – don’t miss the chance to showcase your activity or promotion for FREE, to Chengdu’s largest and most vibrant online community of international and local English speakers.Anyone is welcome to add their event

Sichuan Tianfu Health Code Update [April 2021]

If you found your WeChat 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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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 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

COVID-19: Risk Areas in Chengdu

Data as 19th December, there are 15 medium-risk areas in China, including 5 in Chengdu (click image to enlarge).If you’ve visited any of the areas mentioned above, or your office/ living address is registered in one of those areas, you

List of Places to be Tested for COVID-19 in Chengdu

English speaking: Gleneagles Hospital 成都鹰阁医院Located right next to the East Railway Station, Gleneagles Hospital Chengdu has won the trust and praise of patients for its high-quality clinical care, exceptional standards, guaranteed safety, and impeccable all-around care.The price for a COVID-19 NAAT