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Shenzhen laowai, prepare for a visit from the city’s finest

The Universiade is coming to Shenzhen this year, the latest (and possibly last for a while) in a string of international events gracing China. With it, a wide collection of international media, tourists, and athletes will be coming down to town, meaning only one thing to the Chinese authorities: potential instability. Continue reading

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If you have cheap rent, lock it in

Those who signed their rental leases a few months ago are among the lucky ones. With inflation hitting 5% in China, rental rates are skyrocketing. Rents are up an average of 10% in Beijing, Shanghai, and here in Guangzhou. Continue reading

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