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Review:HIBC – Laws and Policies of Foreign Investment in China

HIBC – Laws and Policies of Foreign Investment in China As China’s economy continues to grow, more and more people are looking towards this industrious country to take advantage of its investment prospects. Entrepreneurs and investors alike are crowding to park their wealth here and get in on the high growth opportunity. Hosting this event […]

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Nadagogo Japanese Restaurant Pre-Opening at Wyndham Grand Shenzhen

Step through the double doors on the right of the Wyndham’s Grand Kitchen and you will be greeted by a resounding chorus of ‘Irasshaimase!’ – ‘Welcome’ – to Nadagogo Japanese Restaurant. Tastefully decorated to give an authentic Japanese feel, Nadagogo is unlike any other Japanese restaurant in Shenzhen. The opening ceremony was certainly an occasion […]

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Schools

Merchiston International School (MIS): The Future of International Education in Shenzhen?

Merchiston International School (MIS) is the first of its kind in Shenzhen. Priding itself on providing a British education and boarding system, MIS is the first overseas campus of Merchiston Castle School, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK. With a history of over 185 years, MIS combines experience and knowledge with modern facilities and up-to-date technology, creating a […]

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Wyndham Grand Kids Puppy Activity

The second season of the Wyndham Grand Kids Activity was a howling success. With a theme of puppy dogs plus scrumptious food, games and competitions, the children who attended had a ‘pawesome’ time! There was even a real live puppy to greet the children as they arrived! Puppy balloons surrounded the outdoor garden of the […]

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Grand Halloween Tradition at the Wyndham

The Wyndham Grand, Futian, doesn’t do events by halves, and Halloween this year was no exception. The Grand Kitchen, the Wyndham’s buffet restaurant, was host to the Halloween Buffet Dinner. No word could be used to describe it other than ‘spectacular’. As soon as the elevator doors opened on the third floor, you were greeted […]

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Divali Celebrations at Green Oasis School

Green Oasis School is committed to delivering a British Curriculum that recognises and celebrates different cultures from around the world. Our Guiding Statements include: -Green Oasis School’s commitment to internationalism and intercultural understanding is explicitly embedded in the Guiding Statements. -GOS believes strongly in educating our students to appreciate, understand and respect all peoples both […]

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Improving Food Quality at Dream School – Green Oasis School

As part of our work in PSHE, looking at our dream school, we have focussed on the food we eat at lunch time. We have spoken with many people – students, the caterers, teachers and the Principal as well as our parents.   The reason we were doing this was to find out if we could improve […]

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Difference Between an Accountant and a Bookkeeper

  This article is originally found here: https://www.globalfromasia.com/accountingandbookkeeping/ All too often we can’t wait to get our Hong Kong limited open. You’ve been enjoying the Global From Asia podcast and blogs here on the site. Now you are looking into what are the ongoing costs. We had a popular post for the Upkeep for HK company, today […]

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New Tax Laws for Foreigners in China

This post is originally found here: https://www.globalfromasia.com/china-global-tax/ 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. China’s financial capital is very attractive that many expats move […]

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The First Day of Merchiston International School, Shenzhen

The First Day of MIS 深圳曼彻斯通城堡学校开门迎新 Monday 27 August 2018, the first day of Merchiston International School. 2018年8月27日,深圳曼彻斯通城堡学校迎来首批预训新生。   Head of School Mr Chris Lynn and Educational Consultant Mr Andrew Hunter greeted all students and parents in the school atrium. 校长Mr Chris Lynn 及校监 Mr Andrew Hunter 在学校中庭内向学生及家长表示欢迎。 “Yes, this is an exciting day. We […]

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Shen Wai International School (SWIS): The school of choice for IB continuum education

Rae Johnstone  Established in 2011, Shen Wai International School (SWIS) is one of the fastest growing international schools in Shenzhen.  Next year the students who attended the school in its founding year will be the first graduating class, having completed the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Program (PYP), Middle Years Program (MYP) and Diploma Program (DP). […]

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How To Lose Your Staff in Asia (and Globally)

This article is originally found here: https://www.globalfromasia.com/makingstaffhappy/ Coming to Asia to do business? Hiring staff in Asia? Then today we will teach you how to lose them as soon as possible. How to get them to quit and tell everyone you are a horrible boss. Well, sure you shouldn’t do these things – but we want […]

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Banking

Neat HK: A Solution for the Hong Kong Banking Nightmare?

Looking for a Hong Kong online business bank account that you can connect your Paypal and Stripe / Braintree merchant account to? Wouldn’t that be amazing, without the utter nightmare Hong Kong business owners are going through now begging these archaic banks to allow them to deposit their money. Here at Global From Asia – […]

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Shenzhen’s 40th Anniversary Light Show

Shenzhen Special Economic Zone established the 40th anniversary of the light show. This year marks the 40th anniversary of China’s reform and opening-up. It developed from a small fishing village to metropolis. The show was held near civic center and lotus park. We are so lucky to celebrate the success with this energetic city. Happy birthday […]

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Tailor-made Perfection

  Something that is often associated with China – and with Shenzhen in particular – is tailor-made clothes. Many people visit Shenzhen from Hong Kong and further afield specifically to get top quality and reasonably priced clothes made to fit. One of the best tailors to be found in Shenzhen is Calvin’s Tailor Shop. Situated […]

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Buying a Hong Kong Owned Chinese Company Out of the Box

We have heard a lot about buying a shelf company in Hong Kong, this is common talk in the blogosphere. But have we heard about buying a Hong Kong company that has a Chinese WFOE (Wholly foreign owned entity) with it? Today, we will dig into this, why you would consider it, and what you […]

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Ain’t no time like tonight, Singapore is calling

With service to more than 55 cities in domestic China and a flourishing global network, China Southern Airlines Shenzhen Branch will add a brand new route to Southeast Asia on July 13th, 2018.   If that is your biggest concern, China Southern Airlines can provide a solution! The Shenzhen-Singapore flight departs daily on 22:10, so just […]

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Unlimited World Cup BBQ & Beer at the Wyndham Grand

The Wyndham Grand is a well-known international 5-star hotel. Open in Futian CBD, since January 2015, the Wyndham Grand never ceases to impress, and this summer is no exception. To celebrate the FIFA 2018 World Cup beginning on 14th June, the Wyndham Grand is hosting a summer barbeque buffet with free-flow craft beer for the […]

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The Queen of Spas

Everyone loves a relaxing spa day, and what better place to enjoy such a day than Queen Spa in Luohu, Shenzhen. The name itself is completely appropriate, although perhaps it should be called ‘The Queen of Spas’ instead. The reputation of Queen Spa precedes it, and I had high expectations which were not only met […]

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Banking

Differences in Corporate Tax vs Personal Tax for International Entrepreneurs

This post is originally found here: https://www.globalfromasia.com/internationalbusinesstax/ Taxes, yay! We all love taxes, right? Well, I can’t imagine anyone jumping up and down saying “me, me, I love taxes”. But I do feel quite a few people want to have a deeper understanding of how taxes work. This is especially true when doing international business. First, […]