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The Best VPN for China: Our Top 5 Choices (Oct 2019)

We’ve tested many VPNs in China. These are the best ones. After months of extensive testing here in China, we’ve updated our Best China VPN guide to help you unblock the web and access Facebook, Google, Youtube, Instagram, Whatsapp, and others. If you are coming to China for work or travel, a fast and reliable VPN will be the most essential app for your smartphone or computer. Quick…

Fake location service for WeChat Moments poses security risks

During the weeklong National Day holiday, WeChat Moments of many users were flooded with photos of friends traveling…
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Travel Smart in Hefei-TheSmartExpat

Are you Tired of carrying coins around to pay for the bus ? Tend to lose your bus card ? On a budget and don’t want…
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How much Income tax do you Pay in China ?

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In Anhui

In Anhui

Paid-in Foreign Investment in Anhui up 4.1% in Jan-Aug

The paid-in foreign investment flowing into East China’s Anhui province totaled $12.69 billion during the first eight months of 2019, up 4.1 percent year-on-year, according to the Bureau of Commerce of Anhui Province. Cities of Hefei, Ma’anshan, Wuhu and Bengbu saw their…
In Anhui

Five bodies found in China township hospital fire

HEFEI  – Five people were found dead early Wednesday morning in a fire at a township hospital in East China’s Anhui province, local police said. The fire broke out at about 2 am at a township health center in Guoyang county in the city of Bozhou, the county…
In Anhui

Anhui Ranks 7th in China by Foreign Trade Growth

Anhui’s foreign trade totaled 308.7 billion yuan ($43.6 billion) in the first eight months of 2019, equivalent to that in 2014 and up 15.3 percent from a year ago, customs data showed. The eastern Chinese province ranked 7th in the country, with its growth rate 11.7…

In China

In China

A 5.2-magnitude earthquake hits Beiliu, South China's Guangxi

A 5.2-magnitude earthquake hit Beiliu of Yulin city, South China’s Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region, on Saturday evening, according to China Earthquake Networks Center. Sixty-six residents were evacuated in Yunlin by 8:00 am Sunday, Guangxi Emergency Management Office said. No casualties were reported. The quake struck at 22:55 pm. Since the…
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A 5.2-magnitude earthquake hits Beiliu, South China's Guangxi

A 5.2-magnitude earthquake hit Beiliu of Yulin city, South China’s Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region, on Saturday evening, according to China Earthquake Networks Center. Sixty-six residents were evacuated in Yunlin by 8:00 am Sunday, Guangxi Emergency Management Office…
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Weibo English Center is Closing down -Rumor or Fact ?

A recent news about the closure of Weibo International English Centers in Beijing, Shanghai, Chengdu and other cities sent a wave of panic amongst it’s student community in Hefei.On October 13 ,reporters visited the Hefei CBD branch and saw that a class suspension notice…
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1st International Display Industry Conference

The 1st International Display Industry Conference themed around the slogan “Display our good life” will be held in Hefei from Nov 22-24. An opening ceremony, several sub-forums on OLED, MicroLED, and AMOLED, and meetings on new product releases will be held during the…
In China

Alipay, WeChat Pay ban virtual currency trading

BEIJING – China’s two leading digital payment platforms Alipay and WeChat Pay have made explicit their policies forbidding transactions related to virtual currency trading. Alipay reiterated Thursday in a statement that it closely monitors over-the-counter…
In Anhui

Paid-in Foreign Investment in Anhui up 4.1% in Jan-Aug

The paid-in foreign investment flowing into East China’s Anhui province totaled $12.69 billion during the first eight months of 2019, up 4.1 percent year-on-year, according to the Bureau of Commerce of Anhui Province. Cities of Hefei, Ma’anshan, Wuhu and Bengbu saw their…
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Fake location service for WeChat Moments poses security risks

During the weeklong National Day holiday, WeChat Moments of many users were flooded with photos of friends traveling around the world, from images of Eiffel Tower in France, hot air balloons in Turkey to gondola in Italy, often shared with the real-time location. However, it…
In Anhui

Five bodies found in China township hospital fire

HEFEI  – Five people were found dead early Wednesday morning in a fire at a township hospital in East China’s Anhui province, local police said. The fire broke out at about 2 am at a township health center in Guoyang county in the city of Bozhou, the county…
In China

China Issues New rules on college National Scholarship

Undergraduate and junior college students applying for the National Scholarship must be of Chinese nationality, according to a newly released document, Beijing Youth Daily reported. The measures on the appraisal for the National Scholarship for undergraduate and junior…
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Facebook joins online dating field

The crowded US online matchmaking industry has another member, the world’s biggest social media site, Facebook. Known for connecting friends and family online and with more than 2 billion monthly active users, the company launched its free service “Facebook…
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China confers friendship award to foreign experts

BEIJING – Vice Premier Liu He said Monday that China will carry out a more accurate and effective policy on competent professionals and provide more convenience for working and living in China for foreign talent. Liu, also a member of the Political Bureau of the…
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Swimming Tournament Kicks off in Hefei

A swimming tournament kicked off in Hefei on Sept 28, attracting 130 participants from the local area, as well as from Wuhu and Huainan. The competitors were divided into 13 teams, going head to head in 50 meter, breaststroke, backstroke and other events. Source :Amazing…
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HFUT releases self-developed racing cars

Three Formula car racing teams from Hefei University of Technology released their new self-developed racing cars in -Hefei on Sept 25. Among them, the third generation of unmanned racing car designed by Ruizhi Team will compete at the Formula Student Autonomous China (FSAC)…