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Welcome the God of Wealth: Huan Ying Cai Shen 欢迎财神

February 4, 2014 by rolandfei

“Huan ying cai shen” means Welcome the God of Wealth (Zhou Gong Ming). It’s a part of the Spring Festival holiday. The God of Wealth is welcomed by fireworks which gets really… Read more…

Photowalk with another laowai: An Indonesian tourist’s wish to shoot with the locals in Shanghai

February 3, 2014 by rolandfei

新年快乐! 马年好! Happy Chinese New Year everyone! Hope everything went well during the the kick-off the Spring Festival (春节). It’s gonna be a week-long holiday! The start of the Year… Read more…

A Complete Solution for the new Chinese Visa Policy (Courtesy of Expatree)

January 22, 2014 by rolandfei

A re-blog from Expatree (Angloinfo Shanghai partner). Original article can be viewed here:   Since the new visa policy was released from September last year, the headache expats get… Read more…

Chinese New Year and Spring Festival: China’s Most Important Traditional Holiday – What is it for Shanghai expats?

January 15, 2014 by rolandfei

新年快乐 (Xīnnián kuàilè) or Happy New Year Source:   With just few weeks away, China is anticipating the grandest and most important festival in their culture – the Spring Festival… Read more…

Getting by with GUANXI 关系: Overview of Networking Events in Shanghai

January 8, 2014 by rolandfei

Guanxi (关系) which means “relationship” or “connection”, simply put – networking plays a significant role in coping with your daily endeavors in Shanghai. Through guanxi, communication barrier, culture gap and… Read more…

Has the Snake Year been nice to you in Shanghai?

December 30, 2013 by rolandfei

Image source:   Last year 2012 was the year of the dragon and for Chinese, this means luck and prosperity. Indeed China, especially Shanghai, saw lots of opportunities coming from… Read more…


December 17, 2013 by rolandfei

2014 SCHEDULE OF HOLIDAYS AND OFF-SET WORKING DAYS IN CHINA   January 1 (Wednesday) New Year’s Day   January 26 (Sunday) Off-set working day   January 31 (Friday, 1st day of… Read more…

Highlights of Shanghai International Shopping and Service Show (Dec.7, 2013)

December 8, 2013 by rolandfei

  After the alarming situation brought by the overwhelming AQI 510 in Shanghai, the show still goes on! Indeed, Shanghai International Shopping and Services Show drew the attention of many people… Read more…

Categories: Shop n' Dine

Shanghai Haze: The Serious Case of PM2.5

December 6, 2013 by rolandfei

Recently, we’ve been seeing a lot of photos shared online and on social media depicting Shanghai’s blurry and hazy atmosphere. It may look like Shanghai’s vibrant and lively personae would… Read more…

How to tell if that rescue animal is “The One for You”?

December 4, 2013 by rolandfei

How to tell if that rescue animal is “The One for You”? Contributed by Alejandra Vasquez, Best Friends China     The hardest part about adopting a new rescue cat/dog… Read more…

Categories: Animal Rescue Blogs