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Ni hao and welcome to the Shanghai Expat Forums!

The InterNations Shanghai expats forum welcomes you to become a member! In our InterNations community in Shanghai you can find all information that you may need when moving and settling abroad. Whether you’re searching for the requirements behind gaining a work permit or the necessary visa documents from the Chinese consulate, the best way to travel to Shanghai or Guangzhou or maybe you would like to plan a weekend to go to the deltas of China's two major rivers, the Huang He and Yangtze – who can give you better advice and insider tips than your fellow expatriates? By taking advantage of the expat forums for Shanghai, you will find yourself quickly connecting with other internationals.

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 Shanghai Expat Q&A

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Planning to Study in Australia

Hello all, I’m planning to study in University of Melbourne or Monash University next year, im from...

 Shanghai Town Talk

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NOP Next one is angry on some one ...

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Pay Back

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 Shanghai Expat Marketplace

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Hi Peter, kindly inbox the detail, thanks lost4seek@hotmail.com

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Hello ,this is a great idea ,can you give few more information Iam really interested in Organic Pro...

Digestive Issues

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Receive trustworthy Answers in the Shanghai Expat Forums

Whether you’re an experienced expat or new to the expat life in Shanghai, you’ll certainly come across many questions throughout your life in China, beginning with ʺIs the smog in cities like Beijing or Shanghai a serious health risk?ʺ to concerns with regard to language skills.

Our exclusive network is here to give expats in Shanghai a place to find answers to any questions that they might have as expats. Our expat forum Shanghai welcomes China-based expatriates from all nationalities, whether you are Japanese, American or Swedish.

The Expat Forum Shanghai – Reliable Tips from fellow Expats

The expat forum Shanghai is an open and welcoming environment where you can connect with other expats as well as internationally-minded Chinese people to find trustworthy insider tips. In the InterNations expat forum for Shanghai there will always be a fellow member to help you solve any questions that you may have living abroad.

Are you looking for more information, e.g. on international hospitals or chambers of foreign trade in town? You might also consider our Shanghai Expat Guide - just one of the many resources that we provide in addition to the expat forums. However, for advice on all questions facing the regional expat life, like ʺWhere can I take a crash course in Chinese writing?ʺ, you can easily find the answers on the Shanghai expat forums.

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