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.

Moving Back to America After Asia with Travis Darrow

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GFA181. This week, episode, we have Travis Darrow who has a ton of experience in Asia . Travis has been back to America a couple years now and we got him on the show to share how it feels to go through the reverse culture shock. If you are wondering how it is moving back to America after life and career in Asia, stay tuned! For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/episode181.

Day in the Life in Shenzhen

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What is the normal day in the life for a Chinese worker, middle class? It can vary a bit from place to place in China – so I will focus today on where I know best – in Shenzhen. Learn more about life in Shenzhen.

Coming to China, Exploring and Finding Your Career, Calling and Passion with Michael Mcgillicuddy

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GFA174. This week is a fun one – we did a live meetup for Global From Asia just a few days before the Cross Border Summit – and I interviewed our musician, Michael McGillicuddy about his coming to China and finding his passion and what he loves. He did an amazing job singing at lunch on both days during our summit and has this to say about it :

Dealing with 3 languages in Hong Kong

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Hong Kong is such a cosmopolitan place. Just taking a walk down the street and you can catch five different languages being spoken! As a business owner here, which languages should you work towards servicing? Today we will give some pointers on all the various languages in HK and cultures in this diverse region.

Building A New Country in French Polynesia with Marc Collins

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GFA163. So this week, we are talking about Seasteading again. We have some updates – Jan 13 an MOU was signed with the French Polynesia government and there is movement happening with it! We have Marc Collins giving us first hand info on how this is going on – let’s tune in to this podcast on Seasteading French Polynesia! For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/episode163.

Making Move To Hong Kong After A Life Changing Event with Ovey Yeung

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GFA155. In today’s show, we have Ovey Yeung who will tell us about her experiences after spending a couple years in Hong Kong building a career and sharing and inspiring others how they can make moves in life. If you are thinking of making a big decision in your life and moving to HK, maybe this podcast will give you some inspiration. For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/episode155.

The Pros and Cons of Living In Guangzhou

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Deciding which city in China to base? Considering Guangzhou, the capital of the Guangdong province in the south of China? Then read on my friend! Today we will go through Guangzhou pros and cons of living in this capital city of the China’s southern region!

Story of Coming to China and Just Doing it with Rico Ngoma

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GFA145. Today’s show we have Rico – my business partner in Enter China community talking about his story of how he made moves, came to China and progressed from English teacher to business owner. If you have plans on going to China for some business endeavor, this would be a good episode for you to read. For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/episode145.
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Tips for Finding Jobs in China

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Looking for a job in China to get you on your way? Many foreigners use a job in China as a gateway to entering the market, building some business relationships, and starting their long term career. Today we will go over some of the more popular jobs in China that foreigners get. Hopefully there are a few that interest you!

Guangzhou vs Shenzhen: The Battle of Top City in PRD

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The top 2 cities of South China – Shenzhen and Guangzhou. It’s a top question I get “Should I live in Guangzhou or Shenzhen?” so I thought the topic deserves a blog post of its own. If you are one of those people confused between these cities, read this article to know more of Guangzhou vs Shenzhen dilemma.

The Rise of The International Entrepreneur

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Are you an International Entrepreneur? Think you got what it takes to be a global business person? Ready to deal with multiple currencies, multiple countries and cultures? Can you take the heat and accept the challenge of being an international entrepreneur. This post will go over some of the pros and cons of going global in your entrepreneurship pursuits.

Benefits of Basing Yourself In China (Plus Negatives!)

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Looking to relocate to China for business? Need some motivation and a list of amazing reasons and benefits of living in China? This article hopes to convince you about China benefits! While we will fill this with the positive, at the end I have some sobering truths about why it may not be as beneficial as in the past to relocate and base yourself in Mainland China.

How The Spread of English Lets Us Do International Business Easier

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As an American, or a native English speaker, we have a huge advantage when doing business overseas. That is, everyone speaks, or WANTS to speak in English. Because English is the international language of choice, people in China and other parts around the world are dying to learn English from native speakers. Find out some advantages of doing international business in English.

Should You Live in Shanghai or Shenzhen?

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So you’re thinking to move to China? Or maybe come to a visit – and 2 cities are sticking out for you – that is Shanghai and Shenzhen. Which one should you choose? Here are some details that may help you make the big decisions between Shanghai or Shenzhen.