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Expat Profile: Mallory Spadaro


Name: Mallory Spadaro Age: 24 Job: Teacher Hi Mallory! Can you tell us a bit about your background and what made you decide to move to Beijing? I was born in Seattle, Washington and grew up in a suburb north of the city. At university I studied poetry and Chinese—the latter on a bit of a whim. About two years …

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The Elevator Life


Names: Nick Ramil and Tim Nybo Could you give us a short introduction of yourselves? We are both from the USA.  Nick is from Portland, Oregon and Tim is from Seattle, Washington.  We met freshmen year at Gonzaga University in 2006.  Our home base is Guangzhou, China, but we spend a good amount of our time traveling around China, greater Asia, …

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A Guide to Chinese Visas


For almost all of the world’s citizens, some sort of visa is required for entry into the Mainland. Unfortunately, there is no escaping an often-tedious task of finding the right visa, getting approved and then eventually making it to China. Don’t worry though; because the effort is definitely worth it once you arrive into whatever vibrant metropolis you’ve decided to …

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Opera Bombana

The chocolate ice cream cannelloni was sweet and chewy, but not overpoweringly so

Opera Bombana is renowned chef Umberto Bombana’s first restaurant foray in Beijing. He is perhaps best known for his triple Michelin star restaurant 8½ Otto e Mezzo in Hong Kong. Opera Bombana is situated in Parkview Green, a beautiful high-end shopping mall filled with various bizarre sculptures, but thanks to its location and design, you do not feel like you …

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The Importance of Living Abroad


We’ve all heard the importance of travelling. We live in an increasingly international age, where globalization is rampant, so it is essential to gain a well-rounded view of the world. If you travel when you are young, you are at a time in your life when generally speaking, you’re pretty free. You do not have a family of your own …

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Spring Balls and Networking

Swedish Chamber of Commerce

April 17th Thursday, 19.30-22.30. FC Club (Beijing) Expats, Overseas Returnees and Professionals Networking Evening. Are you an expat from America, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, UK, Germany, France, Japan, Singapore, Malaysia etc.? Or you are oversea returnees who have worked or studied in one of the cities? Or you are working a foreign enterprise? Join us on the 17th April at …

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Ericsson Company Visit and Crash Course to the Forbidden City, May 8th-23rd


May 8th, Thursday, 19:00-21:00. Ericsson Company Visit. This Ericsson Company visit is a rare opportunity not to be missed by! The visit provides a chance to network with Ericsson employees and other young professionals. You can expect a range of interesting topics to be covered in this visit, such as: -Strategic reasons and decisions to engage in China -Global leverage …

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Affordable Art and the 3rd Beijing Environment and Healthy Lifestyle Fair, June 5th-June 28th


June 5th, Thursday. 19:00-23:00. Affordable Art Sale. Interested in art but find the prices too high? Don’t miss this opportunity to buy amazing work from local artists at Beijing’s newest creative hub, the Meridian Space. Location: the Meridian Space, Building 8, C&C Park, 77 Meishuguan Hou Jie,  Dongcheng district June 6th, Friday. 12:15. Old China Hands Monthly Luncheon. A monthly lunch get together …

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Social Networking Events Beijing: October 16th-November 15th

jingjobs the hutong beijing

September 20th – October 31st. 14:00-17:30. Save the Date: Internship/Job Networking and Fair. Are you looking for an foreign internship in Shanghai? Do you want to gain more experience in China?
 Expatree brings different companies across various industries and regions in China of whom provide a wide range of internship offers for foreign students and young professionals. We are looking …

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Get Jinged: JingJobs is now on Wechat!

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JingJobs is now on Wechat! Subscribe for all our JingNews updates and newest Job Listings in China. Just scan the QR code above and receive regular updates! Or, type in our Wechat ID: getjinged. Our Wechat account will be updated every Monday and we will also post any promotional codes that we have in collaboration with other companies, so don’t …

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Social Networking Events Beijing, August 28-September 24


August 28th, Thursday. 18:00-21:00. Summer Wines: The Wine Club @ Grand Hyatt Beijing. AustCham Beijing members have been invited to attend Summer Wines: The Wine Club at the Grand Hyatt Beijing. This exclusive opportunity is strictly limited, so make sure you RSVP to avoid disappointment. The Wine Club will be presenting a tour of the worlds wines, with selections tailored …

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Kooka Drinks and Welcome Back Networking, August 21-September 13


August 21st, Thursday. 14:30-17:30. BritCham’s Briefing on New UK Visa Services Britain’s Super Priority 24-hour visa service will be launched in August, and significant improvements have been made to the online application process, as announced by Theresa May, the Home Secretary, at the “UK-Chinese Visa Alliance” event on Monday 16 June. We are pleased to invite Lee Edwards, Head of …

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35 Tips on How Not to Offend your International Business Partners


When doing business abroad, one of the most useful tools is cultural knowledge about the country you are in. The website Entrepreneur has put together a handy info graphic titled “35 Tips on how not to offend your International Business Partners”. The information they’ve put together is valuable and very interesting – for instance, did you know that the famously …

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Making the most of your Study Abroad in China (Part 1)


Making the most of your Study Abroad in China   China is gaining increasing popularity as a location for overseas students to study abroad. This is hardly surprising considering China’s recent and continuing economic boom and the fact that Mandarin is now one of the languages most widely spoken around the world. Being able to speak Mandarin is an asset …

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Skills Employers Value


Interested in working somewhere new and exotic? Now that the world is more mobile, more and more people are interested in finding work in a foreign country. In order to make yourself attractive to potential future employers, you’ll need to brush up on your tech skills. A new study from LinkedIn showed that professionals, who had moved to other parts …

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Ippudo 一风堂

Akamaru Shinaji

Hakata Ippudo is a Japanese ramen restaurant chain with a reputation that precedes them so naturally when it opened its flagship store in Beijing the excitement in the air was palpable. Before the arrival of Ippudo, I had had many disappointing bowls of ramen and was excited to see if Ippudo lived up to its acclaim. Arriving late on Thursday …

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Company Profile: Big Bear Baked Goods

Muddy Snow cookies -Soft buttery cookies with shaved Belgian chocolate and a center of Ghanaian dark chocolate with coarse sea salt.

Name: Jon Ellis Job: Founder of Big Bear Baked Goods What inspired your move to China? I had been doing a lot of jobs in Chicago before. I was a carpenter, I had worked on restorative properties in the suburbs, I was a barista and I worked at a gym and I just had a lot of jobs that just …

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Expat Profile: Claire


Name: Claire Isabella Hackett Age: 22 Job: Student Hi Claire! Can you tell us a bit about your background and what made you decide to move to Qingdao? I’m from a mixed background – Vietnamese/English/Dutch and I was born and raised in Hong Kong. I went to German Swiss International School and went to university at McGill in Montreal (A …

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