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Why You Should Go to China

Sandi Yu · July 10, 2018
Hundreds of thousands of Chinese study and work in western countries now, but in the next decades, it may just be the ot...
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The Most Foreign Friendly Banks in China

S. Alexander · July 9, 2018
How to choose a foreign friendly bank in China? Here are the tips for you from our Ms Expat.
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Daigou, “Grassroots” Solution to Fighting Tariffs

Sandi Yu & S... · July 9, 2018
According to Wikipedia, Daigou or “overseas personal shopper” is a channel of commerce in which a person outside of Chin...
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How to transfer via the mobile number on WeChat.

Tao Yu · April 27, 2020

How to transfer via the mobile number on WeChat.
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How to allow incoming transfer via the mobile number on WeChat.

Tao Yu · April 27, 2020

How to allow incoming transfer via the mobile number on WeChat.
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How to find out Alipay account number?

Tao Yu · March 9, 2020

Please use the Alipay account number to transfer your money for the whole Swapsy process faster.
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How to Exchange USD and CNY on Swapsy - A Walkthrough

S. Alexander · December 31, 2019

The complete guide to Swapsy, the revolutionary peer-to-peer currency exchange platform with thousands of registered use...
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Breaking Down the Real Cost of Study Abroad in the US

Ting · September 11, 2019

According to the US Department of Education, the average cost of attending university is $16,757 for public institution...
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7 Easy Money-saving Tips for International Students

Ting · September 9, 2019

Even though they tend to get charged a lot just to attend school in the United States, international students contribute...
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Don't worry about extra fees charged by PayPal any more!

Ting · June 25, 2019

You don't have to pay the international fees if your match has a PayPal account in a different region.
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Get the Latest Wechat QR Code to Receive Your Money

Ting · June 19, 2019

Why you need to upload the latest Wechat QR Code, and what you can do if the recipient hasn't updated the Wechat QR code...
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Swapsy Scholarship Program - Life as an International Student

Anchita Addh... · April 14, 2019

One of the selected articles from the first Swapsy Scholarship Program (SSPI) from Anchita. Being born and brought up in...
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Swapsy Scholarship Program - Life as an International Student

Jacob Mochol... · April 7, 2019

One of the selected articles from the first Swapsy Scholarship Program (SSPI) from an exchange student originally from S...
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