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Deal of the Week – Christmas & New Years Raclette

Deal of the Week: X-Mas & New Years Raclette Followers of Chengdu-Expat WeChat receive a weekly special deal on a great product or service in Chengdu, available every Monday.This Week The Beer Nest II are offering a Christmas Special of Artisan Raclette

Chengdu-Expat 2016 Award Party Recap

The Party!2016 Chengdu-Expat AwardsWednesday night was the Chengdu Expat 2016 Awards party, we hope all who came had a great time, everyone looked beautiful! The winners of each category were announced, and given their awards. The event started at 7pm

Bike-Sharing in Chengdu

 Peddling The Streets of ChengduThe Growth of China’s Competitive Bike-Sharing Industry  Even though pollution has been very high in Chengdu, the popularity of colourful public bikes did not hesitate to make their emergence. These bikes have definitely been brightening up the smoggy streets

October 1-5: Escape the city during China’s National Holiday

Join the perfect last minute escape during China’s national holiday! Head to the mountains of Amdo for five days of relaxation, tranquility, and fresh air. Tsering’s Village Tour guarantees refreshment to weary urban dwellers!↑Tsering’s hilltop villageThis tour is for expats

Real-time Human Translation on WeChat

Trouble communicating at the bank? Need help talking to a doctor? Ayi doesn’t understand you?Queble is free and here to help.Through WeChat you simply call, message or send a photo to the team of standby professional translators and they will be

Eco-Tourism in Jiuzhaigou

Jiuzhaigou is one of those places in China that over a billion people aspire to visit at least once in their life time. Although this provides obvious economic benefits to rural communities in Northern Suchaun, it can be very much

2016 Budweiser STORM Music Festival

China’s largest electronic music festival, for the 1st time in Chengdu!Artist line-up: DASH BERLIN – No. 15 of Top 100 DJs, Trance legend Fedde Le Grand – House legend Far East Movement – The first Asian-American Hip Hop group to

Icelandic experimentalists Múm coming to Chengdu

Chengdu-based promoter New Noise ends the year in style by bringing over Múm, playing the Little Bar Space on December 17th.This will probably be the biggest show by an international band we have this year. Music lovers mark your calendars;

Honig + Jonas David China Tour

[:en] Two artists, HONIG and Jonas David, talk to us about their latest tour in China. Be sure to check them out on November 22nd from 8pm in New Little Bar.How would you describe HONIG’s music?It’s folky acoustic indie pop

Dunhuang, a Beacon from History

[:en]☀️ The name Dunhuang means beacon or light and reflects the city’s thousand plus year history as a western frontier town along the Silk Road. ??? Modern Dunhuang is a prime Western China travel destination for beautiful desert landscapes, important

How to Renew your Visa while in Chengdu, China?

Renewing your Visa: A worrisome problem that most of us will face sooner or later. Below is a simple guide explaining how to renew different Visa categories.See below clear guidelines to Chinese Visa Application in Chengdu:L Visa RenewalL Visa =

Australian Gov. invites Australian university alumni to register for future events

留澳校友,澳大利亚驻成都总领事馆欢迎您回家!如果您曾经留学澳大利亚,现居四川、重庆、云南、贵州或是来自上述省市,热忱欢迎您加入西南地区留澳校友会!澳大利亚驻成都总领事馆将于近期及今后在领区范围内举办各类校友会活动,搭建交流平台,拓展沟通渠道,分享发展成果,共促澳大利亚和中国西南地区的友好合作关系。Are you an Australian university graduate from southwest China? Register online with the Australian Consulate-General in Chengdu for Australian alumni events!  澳大利亚驻成都总领事馆欢迎曾经的,现在的澳洲大学毕业的校友回家,请登陆官方网站进行注册登记,随后近期活动的邀请会函会发至各位邮箱,如果有任何疑问欢迎和他们联系。The Australian Consulate-General in Chengdu invites you register for upcoming events through our new alumni registration portal. The Consulate is

Interview The Beer Link – Dieter Vanonckelen

Interview The Beer Link “Drinkers Fridge” – 2015Please introduce yourself.My name is Dieter Vanonckelen, awesomely young (30), and was born in beer heaven (Belgium). From childhood onwards, I’ve always been active in different organizations. After living a year in South-America,

China’s recently announced a new official national holiday (Sept. 3-5) for V-Day celebration

The State Council said on May 13th there will be a national holiday on September 3 for this year’s celebrations marking the 70th anniversary of the victory in World War II.The move aims to allow people around the country to

“Like a Boss” – Young Entrepreneur Dieter Vanonckelen in Chengdu

Dieter Vanonckelen is a Belgian who has lived in Chengdu for approximately six years. Currently he runs both a bar and restaurant in the city, and is highly involved in Chengdu’s vibrant community through his other roles. He is the co-founder and highly involved with the

How Chai Jing changed the world today! China Pollution documentary

When I looked at my WeChat feed yesterday evening, I was happy to realize that there wasn’t popular videos talking about a dress changing colors or Jackie Chan “duang”, instead there were posts on issues that really matter.Inspired by her daughter

Football in Chengdu, China

2002 was a wonderful year for football in China. The nation was enthralled as the national team headed off to the World Cup and Chinese players graced teams in the premier leagues of Europe. So what went wrong? Everyone with

QSI International School of Chengdu Promotes Service Learning in China

QSI International School of Chengdu partnered with Heifer International for a service-learning “Read to Feed” program that encourages children to develop both a love of reading and an opportunity to help create a better world. During the past 3 years

“Chengdu, Can Do!”: The Land of Abundance

The fertile Chengdu Plain, on which Chengdu is located, is also known as the “Country of Heaven” (Chinese: 天府之国; pinyin: Tiānfǔzhiguó), a phrase also often translated as “The Land of Abundance”. The discovery of the Jinsha site suggests the area of Chengdu had become the center of the bronze age Sanxingdui culture around the time of the establishment of the state of Shu, prior to its annexation by Qin in 316 BCThough Chengdu has a rich history, like much of China, the face changing art that is a feature of Sichuan opera is a suitable metaphor for the city which is trying to be seen as a modern destination for business

Making History – Rotary returns to Chengdu after 75 years.

The Rotary Club of Chengdu (RCC) was chartered on September 21, 2014 at the Rotary China District Conference in held Shanghai. This special event revived a tradition that began on January 9, 1939, when the first Rotary Club of Chengdu