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2022 China-time Qatar World Cup Schedule

• Get ready for the FIFA Qatar World Cup 2022! 🏆 Thirty-two teams will play a total of 64 games to decide who will be crowned World Cup champions.• The 32 nations are divided into eight groups of four. Teams

Returning to China: Tests in Transit NO Longer Required

• This week 20 updated COVID-19 prevention and control measure reforms were announced (for information about this, click here) – and now there’s MORE good news for people wanting to return to China: many Chinese embassies have updated the requirements

China Shortens Quarantine to 5+3 for ALL Cities

GOOD NEWS!• China released 20 updated COVID-19 prevention and control measures on Friday, giving new guidance for both inbound travellers and people living in China.• The country has shortened quarantine times for inbound travelers, tweaked its classification of so-called “risk

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

Entering Mainland China via Hong Kong SAR

Entering China via Hong Kong SAR• Due to the easier quarantine policy and comparatively lower prices for flight tickets, Hong Kong SAR is taken into consideration as a “transfer station” when people plan trips to the rest of China.• Below

Want to Learn How to Best Manage Your Money in China?

 We all want to achieve financial freedom and make sure our families are financially secure.But as an Expat in China, understanding and navigating financial solutions, savings, and investments can be confusing and time-consuming. Do you find yourself asking the following

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

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

International Flight Latest Updates: China

The Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) are an organisation at the heart of Chinese aviation and regularly update their website with the latest flight information from around the world- a service we find helpful in this uncertain time of

July 2021: All Flights In & Out of China

• Check out the full list of international flights to and from China below!• Do let us know in the comment section if you know of any updates.Here is the list of the international passengers flights – updated on July 6th, 2021.Image: China Eastern

June 2021: All Flights In & Out of China

• Check out the full list of international flights to and from China below!• Do let us know in the comment section if you know of any updates.Here is the list of the international passengers flights – updated on June 1st, 2021. Image: China Eastern

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,

Take a Break, Study Chinese in Stunning Yangshuo

As most of us in China know, it is not recommended to leave at the moment – as you won’t be allowed back in. Some of us don’t mind waiting it out, until the rest of the world gets better, but many of us

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

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

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

Hair Salons and Barbershops in Chengdu

 Finding a worthy hairdresser or barber to entrust your locks into can be complicated even without a language and a culture barrier  We often resort to screenshots of the style we want or shots from a few angles of our last good

Vegetarian Restaurants in Chengdu

Chengdu is rich with Buddhist influences, so vegetarian dishes and restaurants should be available in abundance…But, if a stroll down the average hotpot riddled street leaves you wanting more diverse and exciting vegetarian options, then this list is for you.

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,

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