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FAQ - Non Typical Attractions

What are some must-see, but non-typical tourist attractions in Shanghai? Shanghai isn't really that well known for it
July 21, 2005, midnight by Alex C-G
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FAQ - Pudong Airport

What is the best way to get from Pudong International Airport to downtown Shanghai? Since the opening of Pudong Airport
July 20, 2005, midnight by Alex C-G
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FAQ - Data Projector

Where can I buy a data projector? Though I haven't shopped around for one, I know people who have seen them around. Mos
July 19, 2005, midnight by Alex C-G
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FAQ - Electricity in Shanghai

What voltage is used in Shanghai? Is it possible to buy adaptors? The voltage in China is 220V and you'll find a mixt
July 19, 2005, midnight by Michael (Revised by Alex C-G)
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FAQ - Hiring a Mandarin tutor

Where can I find a Mandarin instructor? And what's the cost? It used to be the case that you invent a better mousetrap
July 19, 2005, midnight by Alex C-G
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FAQ - What should we move?

What should we bring over when we move to Shanghai Furniture wise, most rental accomodation for expats is usually prett
July 19, 2005, midnight by Alex C-G
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FAQ - Brand Name Clothes

Where can I find name brand clothing? Can I find plus size clothing? What about shoes? The tourist Mecca of Xiangyang M
July 19, 2005, midnight by Alex C-G
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FAQ - Weather

What is the weather like in Shanghai? Compared to most Western countries, Shanghai's weather can seem a little volatile
July 18, 2005, midnight by Alex C-G
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FAQ - Crime

Is the city safe to move around in? What is the crime rate? Crime is one of the smallest worries of most expats in Shan
July 17, 2005, midnight by Alex C-G
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FAQ - What is the income tax rate in Shanghai?

Income Tax rate as of 2007 Employee Income Tax  
June 28, 2005, midnight by Alex C-G
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FAQ - How tough is Mandarin?

Is Chinese a tough language to learn? I think every language has it challenges. There are things that are pretty easy a
June 28, 2005, midnight by Alex C-G
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FAQ - Language Study

Do you know any good Chinese course that I could buy? You have several options. Chinese really needs to be practiced wi
June 28, 2005, midnight by Michael (revised by Alex C-G)
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FAQ - How can I watch English language TV in Shanghai?

In buildings that have many expats there are usually satellite links for channels such as HBO, CNN and ESPN, as well as
June 27, 2005, midnight by Alex C-G
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FAQ - What are the Prices for Day-to-Day Things?

What are the prices for day to day things? On the whole, prices in Shanghai are a lot cheaper than the West, with t
June 27, 2005, midnight by Alex C-G
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FAQ - What can you tell me about taking the train from Shanghai to Beijing?

Getting to Beijing from Shanghai is least an overnight trip. I haven't done this, but have heard it takes 18 to 24 hours
June 27, 2005, midnight by Alex C-G
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FAQ - Is Shanghai really as expensive as people say it is?

Is Shanghai really as expensive as people say it is? Compared to a lot of large Asian cities, such as Singapore, Ba
June 27, 2005, midnight by Alex C-G
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FAQ - What is it like Living Day-to-Day in Shanghai?

What is it like living day to day in Shanghai? Like living anywhere in the world, you'll have both the best of times an
June 24, 2005, midnight by Alex C-G
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FAQ - Language

What Languages are Spoken in Shanghai? Putonghua (Mandarin Chinese) is the official language and is the language us
June 20, 2005, midnight by Michael (revised by Alex C-G)
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FAQ - Time in Shanghai

If it is 12:00 Noon in New York, What Time is it in Shanghai Today? Like all of China, Shanghai adheres to CCT (Chi
June 20, 2005, midnight by Michael (revised by Alex C-G)
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FAQ - Population

What is the population of Shanghai? The population of Shanghai is never easy to gauge. Various sources cite different f
June 20, 2005, midnight by Michael (revised by Alex C-G)