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Shenzhen - Hub for Entrepreneurship Hosts 1st Women Only Startup Weekend APAC

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This 54-hour workshop organized by the women for the women, aimed at empowering these highly ambitious souls with enough knowledge, skills, and tools for them to be able to take the leap and turn their genius ideas into a startup. The winners go o...... Read full article

Guide to QiXi - What It Is and How to Celebrate It Tonight

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Today is Qixi (七夕), a traditional festival, commonly known as Chinese Valentine's Day. Here is what it is, how to celebrate and a list of great options for where to go to celebrate love.... Read full article

Fundraising Efforts Underway for Young Chinese Burn Victim

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By now, you've probably already heard of the tragic situation endured by Liang Jin, a young Chinese boy who has suffered burns in over 80% of his body. Since May 9th, when he first met an expat from here in Shekou, Shenzhen, a small group of peopl...... Read full article

Shenzhen International Food & Drink Festival

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Shenzhen's International Food and Drink Festival - A host of different cuisines, products to buy and try, superb wines, exclusive alcohol brands and not to mention a boat load of fantastic beers to try + loads of entertainment!... Read full article

American Expat Launches Comic Book Series in China

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Michael Kelley and his wife came to China as teachers on a two-year contract with the intention of having an adventure before settling down. Five years later, they’ve set down roots in Shekou, Shenzhen; which has allowed Michael to make his dream a..... Read full article

A Michelin Star Dinner Experience in Sea World, Shekou, Shenzhen

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Shekou isn't known for Michelin star dining and that's just why, Chef Elli Mauro of Michelin starred Italian restaurant Ristorante Il Cantuccio, and Shark's Executive Chef Mattias Riccardo Bregoli have made quite the splash in Sea World.... Read full article

Flashback: Photos of Shenzhen in 1981 Taken by an Expat

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In 1981, at age 29, I had the opportunity to visit Shenzhen and take these pictures. I was there to install software for a client. It was a mind blowing experience. There is very little relationship between what I remember and the Shenzhen of today.... Read full article

Think you can do without health insurance in China?

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No matter how healthy or lucky you are, there's a compelling case for all expatriates living in China to have health insurance. ... Read full article

Life Insurance: Don’t leave home without it!

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Nobody can predict what fate has in store, but you can protect your family from the unforeseen. For this reason life insurance is a key pillar of any sound financial plan.... Read full article

The 10% Rule: Key to Becoming a Millionaire!

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Saving 10% of your salary is enough to make you a millionaire. This article outlines the strategy for healthy savings and investing so that you can reach your financial goals.... Read full article

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