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User profile: Xiefei

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  • RegisteredMay 27, 2008
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  • RegisteredMay 27, 2008

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Forums > Living in Kunming > Anyone here gotten a Chinese Green Card?

Forgive me if this has already been mentioned before in the thread, but aside from easing requirements for the green card, they're also apparently allowing for more multi-year residence permit applications.

I still haven't found a solid source on the specific requirements, but apparently some people will be eligible for 2-5 year residence permits without doing the whole green card process.

I'm getting ready to get my new RP soon. I will post an update here if I learn anything.

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Forums > Living in Kunming > Getting a chinese driving license

Show up with photos, passport, old license and your residence registration slip from the local police station (proof of address).

They made me take the eye exam again as well. I think there was a fee, but it was peanuts.

If you're renewing a soon-to-expire or recently expired license, no need to take the test.

There are apps for practicing the English exam available on your favorite international appstore (ie Google Play, Apple appstore, etc)

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Forums > Living in Kunming > Renter anti-scam Protection

The local paichusuo will actually hear rent disputes, and may order one party to make a payment or provide other forms of redress. Any further appeal will probably have to go to court.

OP, want to share your issue? Maybe we can provide some advice.

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Forums > Living in Kunming > New Rules for Ebikes

Yes, it's unfortunately true. You can actually buy a new bike, but it has to meet strict speed and size requirements that make it very underpowered and disappointing. The big bikes are simply not allowed.

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Great stuff. Keep it coming.
Here are a few suggestions/requests for future cooking posts:
- su hongdou (crispy red beans n kale)
- kao qiezi (roast eggplant, shaokao style)
- erkuai ji (chicken w/ erkuai)

It's great to see, after all these years of talk, that environmental policy might be starting to grow some teeth.
I've also read that a lot of Beijingers and city govt leaders are looking at how they can keep up the environmental improvements they made during the Olympics. Some good came out of those games after all.

There is actually one last segment of the wall still intact. It stretches along the back of the restaurants in wenhua xiang that abut the Yunda foreign students dorm. The wall can be seen from some of those dorm rooms, and was visible from the street a few years ago when many of those restaurants were rebuilt.

Good stuff. Too many people keep trying to tell me that this building is the old French legation. I've even seen it written in the guide books

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Excellent Thai food served in a beautiful art deco setting. The bar is also top notch, with great cocktails, whiskys and cigars.

When the weather is good, try to get a table on the rooftop garden, which offers views of the Bird and Flower market.

May be a little pricier than some of the other Thai restaurants in town.

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An exciting new gallery space built from an old factory warehouse in the Paoluda Creative Industry Park. Looking forward to seeing what they'll do with it.

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A great little place in the middle of a beautiful valley chock full of great climbing spots.

The beds and rooms are very comfortable, though the bathrooms are shared, and of the "eco" variety (a plus as far as I'm concerned).

The owners are very helpful about everything from info on climbing spots to trip planning and getting around the area.

Also, the place is dirt cheap. I wholeheartedly recommend it.

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I heard they revamped the burgers so I went there for one last night. Had the blue cheese burger. Total mess, cheese and carmelized onions dripping all over the place. It was awesome.