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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

Low fare routes open for Hefei to Inner Mongolia

Jiuyuan airlines will open the first low-cost routes from Hefei to Dalian,  Yingkou, Liaoning and Baotou, Inner Mongolia. The direct flight from Hefei to Yingkou will kick off on October 27, and there will be one round trip every week in February, April, June and July. The specific flight information is as follows : depart from Hefei Xinqiao…
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In China

How Rich is China’s Wealthiest woman

With a fortune of 175 billion yuan ($24.68 billion), Yang Huiyan, vice-chairwoman of Country Garden, has been crowned China’s richest woman for the third consecutive year, according to the Hurun Richest Women in China 2019 list released by Hurun Research Institute. Wu…
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The first clinical research hospital in China opens in Hefei

On October 16, the clinical research hospital of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (Hefei) and the ion Medicine Research Institute of the University of science and technology of China (Anhui Provincial Hospital) were unveiled. It is reported that this is the first clinical…
Hefei NewsNews

106 Couples take wedding to the Rail

Love was truly in the air on the G1619 train from #Hefei to Nanchang, Jiangxi province yesterday. 106 couples took part in a group wedding ceremony during the trip! All of them work at China Tiesiju Civil Engineering Group and helped to build the railway used during the…
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Hefei Industrial firms take home trophies

A total of 39 products designed by firms in Hefei won prizes at the 6th Anhui Industrial Design Competition which concluded recently, accounting for 18 percent of the total number of winning products in the province. During the contest, five products, including Sungrow’s…
Hefei LiveNews

You will get a ticket for uncivilized dog walking

Since  August, seven departments, including Hefei civilization office and Public Security Bureau, have jointly carried out the special rectification action of uncivilized dog walking. The rectification area is within the second ring road of the city, Dashushan tourist area…
In China

What’s China’s Wealthiest City?

China’s capital city Beijing and financial center Shanghai ranked among the top 10 wealthiest cities worldwide in 2019, according to a report by wealth study company New World Wealth. Beijing grabbed the fifth place on the list with a total wealth of $2.1 trillion and…
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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…
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…
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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…