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How to Extend Your Visa

How to Extend Your Visa

Tourist visas can be extended in Shanghai (usually extending a tourist visa once is straightforward enough, but this bei
Jan. 26, 2015, 11:16 a.m. by
Let's Twist Again

Let's Twist Again

By the time January comes to an end, so too will many commitments to those oh-so-sacred new year resolutions. But perhap
Jan. 22, 2015, 12:39 p.m. by Ivy Brom
Finding a Great Internship in Shanghai

Finding a Great Internship in Shanghai

What do I want to do with my life; it’s the easiest question to ask and the hardest one to answer. The best way to answe
Jan. 21, 2015, 12:50 p.m. by Clark Tomlinson
The Best Way To Quit Smoking

The Best Way To Quit Smoking

It seems that there are just as many ways to quit smoking as there are brands of cigarettes. Though every method, from e
Jan. 21, 2015, 11:03 a.m. by Sponsored Feature
Mandarin for When You're Sick

Mandarin for When You're Sick

The best thing about being sick is taking time off work, taking medicine, and recuperating. The worst part is struggling
Jan. 19, 2015, 10:44 a.m. by Joe O Neill
Chinese Visas: an Introduction

Chinese Visas: an Introduction

Most foreigners will require one of the most common kinds of visa: L (tourist), Z (work), X1/X2 (student) and F/M (busin
Jan. 16, 2015, 3:28 p.m. by
What is Sick Building Syndrome

What is Sick Building Syndrome

The term sick building syndrome does not actually apply to a specific medical condition and certainly not something that
Jan. 14, 2015, 6:38 p.m. by Renaud Air
How to Open a Bank Account in China

How to Open a Bank Account in China

Opening a bank account in Shanghai is a surprisingly simple process. You’ll need a passport, an address (some banks will
Jan. 14, 2015, 8:26 a.m. by Joe O Neill
How to Take Money Home from China

How to Take Money Home from China

Whether you want to transfer your savings to a bank account in your country or just want spending money for a trip home,
Jan. 12, 2015, 10:57 a.m. by Joe O Neill
How to Download Music with Duomi

How to Download Music with Duomi

Duomi is a handy app which can help you listen to and download music on your phone for free, and without messing around
Jan. 8, 2015, 9:51 a.m. by Joe O Neill
Gifting and Glamour: Christmas Partying the Servcorp Way

Gifting and Glamour: Christmas Partying the Servcorp Way

It was that time of year again for Servcorp: the charity fundraiser Christmas party. A significant part of Servcorp’s ph
Jan. 7, 2015, 10:25 a.m. by Sarah Donnelly
Health in Shanghai: a Complete Guide

Health in Shanghai: a Complete Guide

While Shanghai is a city that often makes the news for pollution and food scandals,it’s more than possible to stay healt
Jan. 6, 2015, 11:09 a.m. by Joe O Neill
Bund New Year Tragedy: Forum Reactions

Bund New Year Tragedy: Forum Reactions

On January 1st, 2015, the world woke up to news of a tragic stampede on the Bund that took the lives of 36 people. It la
Jan. 4, 2015, 2:39 p.m. by
How to Use the All-New Shanghai Expat

How to Use the All-New Shanghai Expat

Shanghai Expat has an all- new look. As well as giving Shanghai Expat a visual makeover, we've also introduced several f
Dec. 30, 2014, 6 a.m. by Joe O Neill
Health Insurance in China: an Overview

Health Insurance in China: an Overview

Though local hospitals are cheap in China, international hospitals are expensive. This means a good healthcare plan is e
Dec. 29, 2014, 6 a.m. by Joe O Neill
What to Bring to Shanghai?

What to Bring to Shanghai?

With 23 kilogram baggage limits as the norm on international flights, you’ll want to know what you need to pack.We can’t
Dec. 26, 2014, 6 a.m. by
5 Good Things About Christmas in China

5 Good Things About Christmas in China

There’s no denying it. Spending Christmas away from home can be depressing. Finding yourself in your foreign apartment (
Dec. 23, 2014, 6 a.m. by Joe O Neill
Recipe: Shanghai Seasonal Spiced Wine

Recipe: Shanghai Seasonal Spiced Wine

At this time of year you, dear reader – you who number among Shanghai’s shining expat community – are going to be split
Dec. 22, 2014, 6 a.m. by Nathan Rippin and Magdalena Skalkowska
A “SUITE” (SWEET) NYE DEAL

A “SUITE” (SWEET) NYE DEAL

Kerry Hotel Pudong is pleased to announce its special New Year's Eve accommodation packages. For RMB 2015*, guests can e
Dec. 19, 2014, 4:01 p.m. by
Top 6 Films to Get to Know Shanghai

Top 6 Films to Get to Know Shanghai

Shanghai, previously dubbed both the “Paris of the East” and “The Whore of the Orient” has a turbulent history. 1930’s B
Dec. 19, 2014, 6 a.m. by Clark Tomlinson

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