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How to Find what you’re Looking for in Chengdu

Having difficulties trying to find what you are looking looking for in Chengdu?Our Mini-Program can be used to find almost everything from restaurants, bars, events, jobs, news, useful info and more. The ChengduExpat+ Mini-Program really has it all at your fingertips. Find our Mini-program by extracting

Alipay & WeChat Pay Finally Open Up to Foreigners

It’s the moment that foreigners in Chengdu have been waiting for, the chance to use China’s most efficient and popular mobile payment platforms, without any unnecessary hassle. When in China you quickly realize that most Chinese people live a cash-free

Chengdu’s Best WeChat Groups 2019

Love or hate the constant notifications and occasional spamming from WeChat groups, there’s not many of us that could survive in Chengdu without them because some are seriously helpful, others obscene, however, they all play a part in keeping us

Top 10 Apps You Can’t Live Without in China

Turbocharge your experience in China by adding these apps to your arsenal.

WeChat: The Hidden Features

The social media application provides just about every function you can think of.  

How to Verify Your Alipay and WeChat Pay

WeChat has tightened its regulations and many people have to re-verify their info to be able to use their WeChat wallet. Here’s how to do it:

Don’t speak Chinese? A new way to order food to your door

Ever tried to order food in Chengdu but your Mandarin is lacking? It’s not the easiest of tasks, but there’s finally a solution. Introducing the brand new Munchwich ordering platform, the MunchApp! The MunchAppA MiniProgram accessible from within WeChatto make your

First 5 apps you need to survive in Chengdu

Moving to Chengdu means saying goodbye to some apps and saying hello to others. Before coming to China you don’t have time to discover all the best apps straight away so we have given a list of the first apps you need to get to survive in Chengdu.

8 Things To Do In Chengdu This Week [October 2018]

The days may be getting shorter, but there’s no shortage of things to fill the days. A plethora of art, music, food, business and family events are taking place this week in the city:Chengdu Hash House Harrier’s AnnualRed Dress Charity

Guide to the City: ChengduExpat Mini-Program

ChengduExpat+ Mini-ProgramOver the last year, Chengdu Expat has been working towards the exciting launch of our new Mini-Program. The aim of the program is to provide you with up-to-date news, locations, and events for things happening in and around Chengdu.You

How To Open a Bank Account in Chengdu

Opening a bank account in Chengdu is almost an essential as the city relies more and more on electronic payments. Here’s everything you need to know:Documents to Prepare Before Opening a New Bank Account: Passport (Original + Photocopy). Have your

Mystery Games Journey West

After a year of thrilling unknowns, Mystery Games is back.And this time with a twist.The organisers are world famous experts at games. They keep the nature of the activity secret until the last minute. They promise you’ll have fun.When?Sunday 29th July2pm –

Deal of the Week – Mr. Waffle

Followers of Chengdu-Expat WeChat receive a weekly special deal on a great product or service in Chengdu, available every Monday.This Week:Mr. Waffle makes fresh, handmade, authentic Belgium waffles andare offering 10RMB off all waffles this week with Deal of the Week:They have

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

What happened to WeChat today? The Blurred Picture Story

[:en]Even if you’re not into WeChat, you probably have noticed some blurred pictures going around today.What happened?  Seems like the Tencent team wanted to try something new, and why not involved lucky money (红包) as the Chinese New Year is coming up.After updating WeChat,