Dual Octopus / Shenzhen Tong Card – How to get & Use It

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Using the MTR makes it easier for anyone to reach their destinations, whether you’re a tourist who wish to go to Hongkong Disneyland or someone who wish to do business in Shenzhen, China. Yes, you read it right, you could use the MTR to even cross the border. Shenzhen also has the similar cashless payment system like the Octopus which is called a “Shenzhen Tong”.

How To Find An Apartment in China

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Apartment hunting in China isn’t easy, especially if you don’t speak or read Chinese. Honestly, finding an apartment in China can be an excruciating and challenging task, and if not properly done, you might end up encountering horrible housing scams and nightmares. Read on for some advice on apartment hunting for foreigners moving to China.

New Tax Laws for Foreigners in China

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China is the world’s largest manufacturer and it has the second largest economy next to the United States. For this reason, China plays an important role in the global economy. Unsurprisingly, many expats relocate to China for business purposes. If you are one of those, it is important to read this blog about China global tax.

Importing a Car to Hongkong

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Owning a car is a necessity to most people, but for a country like Hongkong, owning a car is more like a vanity. Despite Hongkong’s very efficient public transport, many still choose to drive their own car around the city. Find out all about importing a car in HK.

How To Use A VPN In China (8+ Options!)

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Since China has blocked almost all popular websites including Google, YouTube, Facebook, etc., people consistently find ways to bypass China’s great fire wall. The most effective way is through the use of a VPN. Whether you’re travelling to China or residing there, a VPN is more likely a virtual necessity these days. A VPN enables us to access blocked websites in China, but more than that, it also protects users from the dangers of the Internet like hackers & DDoS. Here is a complete vpn China guide for you.

Day in the Life in Hong Kong (As a HK Local)

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What is a day in the life of a local Hong Kong mid-20s college educated professional? Curious to see how they live their life on a normal 9 to 5? Today we’ll do our best to give some perspective and insight about life in HK and what a normal work day is for a Hong Kong local.

A Vietnamese Millenial’s Perspective on Changes and Growth in the Economy with Nhung Truong

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GFA185. More Vietnam! Today we have Nhung Truong a local Vietnamese interpreter who has witnessed the rapid economic growth and changes in her country over the years. We dive into what she has seen, from her perspective, and get some insights on how to better do business in the booming Vietnamese economy. For full show notes on Vietnam economy growth, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/episode185.